[Tagging] Active volcanoes

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Fri Jan 24 19:20:08 UTC 2020


On Fri, 24 Jan 2020 14:04:21 +0100
Cascafico Giovanni <cascafico at gmail.com> wrote:

> vHello ML!
> this query [1] is supposed to display active volcanes. I made some
> research using Sentinel-2 browser, but it happens that most volcanoes
> doesn't have an infrared response [2].
> 
> Which is the criteria to tag volcanoes as volcano:status=active?

"Active" is too vague to be mapped.  For example, geologists would
consider Mount Rainier to be active because it's producing the
occasional earthquake swarm or steam vent, while the average person
would say it's dormant because it hasn't erupted since 1854.

-- 
Mark



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