[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (Ground)

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Tue Jul 14 13:29:18 UTC 2020


Maybe. I would be interested in specific
proposals.

14 Jul 2020, 14:24 by voschix at gmail.com:

> I am not a land cover expert, but have come across a great number of obviously wrong land cover tagging in OSM. 
> Said this, why not try to use CORINE [1] definitions?
>
> [1] > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordination_of_Information_on_the_Environment
>
> On Tue, 14 Jul 2020, 11:52 Christoph Hormann, <> osm at imagico.de> > wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> > Joseph Eisenberg <>> joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>> > hat am 13. Juli 2020 um 22:34 geschrieben:
>>  > 
>>  > >> https://www.flickr.com/photos/chrishunkeler/32097822997
>>  > 
>>  
>>  I think this is a great example why more specific tags are advisable to use in OSM than a generic bare ground tag.
>>  
>>  What this picture shows is commonly known as desert pavement:
>>  
>>  >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_pavement
>>  
>>  Apart from varying in size distribution and density as well as material of the stones these form a fairly characteristic surface that can and should be mapped distinctly.  As size of the larger stones strongly affects navigability, specifying that would be a valuable supplemental tag.
>>  
>>  -- 
>>  Christoph Hormann 
>>  >> http://www.imagico.de/
>>  
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