[talk-au] NPWS landing sites task

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 03:49:55 UTC 2020


& done!

Thanks

Graeme


On Sun, 12 Jan 2020 at 10:14, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> Thanks fellas!
>
> Back to it, then :-)
>
> Graeme
>
>
> On Sat, 11 Jan 2020 at 22:08, Sebastian S. <mapping at consebt.de> wrote:
>
>> I use a node for most.
>> Only if there is a distinct clearing in the middle of nowhere or a marked
>> helipad then I use an area.
>>
>> On 11 January 2020 8:56:01 pm AEDT, Andrew Harvey <
>> andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sat, 11 Jan 2020 at 17:56, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Question re this Map Roulette task, thanks.
>>>>
>>>> I take it these details have come from a NPWS list of some form that
>>>> says there is a landing site at "this" spot.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Yes that's right.
>>>
>>>
>>>> So, even if it shows as just a patch of bare ground, we tag it as a
>>>> landing site?
>>>>
>>>
>>> This dataset is saying that the patch of bare ground is a landing site,
>>> either an emergency one or actual helipad. Remember we're not just mapping
>>> any available patch of bare ground as an emergency landing site, only those
>>> which NPWS have designated as emergency landing sites.
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Node or area?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Up to you both are fine, but unless there is some kind of boundary you
>>> can see I'd just go with a node.
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Of the few I've looked at, one was a very discernible flattened out
>>>> square of dirt which I tagged as an area, another was just a clearing in
>>>> the forest so I put a node there, while the third was just a spot in an
>>>> open paddock.
>>>>
>>>> & it would appear that emergency=landing_site doesn't render in any way
>>>> - does that matter?
>>>>
>>>
>>> That's okay, typically something only starts getting rendered by maps
>>> and apps once it has some usage, so actually mapping it helps justify
>>> getting it into maps and apps.
>>>
>>
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