[talk-au] Accessing landcover/trees

Andrew Miskelly amiskelly at weatherzone.com.au
Fri Feb 15 04:26:11 UTC 2019


Thanks very much, everyone. I'm genuinely impressed with how helpful this
list is!

Warin's tip of clicking close to boundaries on openstreetmap.org solved
that mystery and I've followed Andrew's suggestion (thanks Andrew!) and
setup Osmium for slicing and dicing extracts locally.

Regards,
Andrew


On Fri, 15 Feb 2019 at 14:46, Ewen Hill <ewen.hill at gmail.com> wrote:

> Andrew,
>     Try this example for http://overpass-turbo.eu/ although Andrew's idea
> is probably better for what you are looking for. I've kept it fairly simple
> rather than compile it all onto a couple of lines.
>
> Ewen
>
>
> [out:json][timeout:25];
> (
>
> // node["natural"="tree"]({{bbox}});
>   way["natural"="wood"]({{bbox}});
>   way["natural"="forest"]({{bbox}});
>   way["natural"="scrub"]({{bbox}});
>  relation["natural"="wood"]({{bbox}});
>  relation["natural"="forest"]({{bbox}});
>   relation["natural"="scrub"]({{bbox}});
> );
>
> out body;
> >;
> out skel qt;
>
> {{style:
>  way[natural=scrub]
> { color:red; fill-color:#9f9; }
>  relation[natural=scrub]
> { color:black; fill-color:#9f9; }
>  way[natural=wood]
> { color:#f0f; fill-color:#cfc; }
>   relation[natural=wood]
> { color:black; fill-color:#cfc; }
>
>
> }}
>
> On Fri, 15 Feb 2019 at 13:36, Andrew Miskelly <
> amiskelly at weatherzone.com.au> wrote:
>
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> I'm trying to get hold of polygons for areas in Australia which are
>> "wooded" using Overpass but I don't seem to be able to get comprehensive
>> data. Combinations of landcover, landuse, natural etc. queries only return
>> a subset of actual wooded areas.
>>
>> The polygons are rendered at https://www.openstreetmap.org/ but when I
>> attempt to query them nothing relevant comes back (see the screen shot at
>> https://anero.id/shared/20190215021156_1.jpg).
>>
>> Does anyone know how to retrieve these generic wooded area polygons?
>>
>> Thanks and regards,
>> Andrew
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>
>
> --
> Warm Regards
>
> Ewen Hill
> Internet Development Australia
>


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