[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (Ground)

brad bradhaack at fastmail.com
Mon Jul 13 21:59:11 UTC 2020


Has as an example been found yet?   There are areas that are void of 
vegetation for most of the year, or even years, that change with the 
right amount of rain.

On 7/13/20 3:47 PM, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> Many desert climates can be mapped as natural=sand (for dunes and 
> other areas of sand), natural=bare_rock (for bedrock and large 
> stones), natural=scree, natural=shingle, or natural=heath (for areas 
> of dwarf shrubs), but we still need a tag for unvegetated areas which 
> are not sand, rock, stones or vegetation. While these areas are rare 
> in many climates, they can cover fairly large spots in some very dry 
> areas, and we should provide more precise tagging since 
> "natural=desert" could be any of these things (or even natural=scrub)
>
> – Joseph
>
> On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 2:24 PM Martin Koppenhoefer 
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>
>
>     sent from a phone
>
>     > On 13. Jul 2020, at 23:16, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com
>     <mailto:pelderson at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     >
>     > As I understand it, it is soil. That is something.
>
>
>     sure, you could also spend a lifetime mapping rocks, and when
>     you’re done, you start mapping smaller rocks ;)
>
>     Cheers Martin
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