[Tagging] [Talk-us] Large fire perimeter tagging?

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 12:05:16 UTC 2020

On Wed, 30 Sep 2020 at 08:09, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>

> During Australia's fires last season, I did contemplate mapping active
> fire fronts, given I could see with my own eyes where the flames were up to
> and I could have done a more accurate job for a small area than what the
> government authority was publishing at the time. However due to the fast
> changing nature of it and temporary nature of the active front, I don't
> think it's worth mapping.

It may not be sensible to map active fire fronts in OSM itself but something
like umap seems well-suited for that purpose.  It doesn't "contaminate" the
OSM database and is relatively easy to clean up when the fire has been
dealt with.

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