[talk-au] Maxar bushfire imagery

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 22:27:37 UTC 2020

On 17/1/20 9:42 pm, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 19:53, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I have tagged some buildings that have been fire damaged to a
>     large degree.
>     I have used building=razed however I think this is wrong.
>     I think the lifecycle prefix should be used.
>     The choices are;
>     ruins:*
>     or
>     destroyed:*
>     Thoughts?
>     I note there is the possibility of partial damage. A new tag of
>     damaged:* might be of use?
> I'm all for using the lifecycle prefix, 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Lifecycle_prefix. I agreed that if 
> there's still remains there use ruined or destroyed, not sure what the 
> difference is though. Once it's been cleared you could use demolished, 
> removed or raised, again not sure what the difference is. While 
> damaged is not documented it seems the perfect fit since there is no 
> other suitable tag for this on the wiki.
> You'd probably need local knowledge to know all this, from the Maxar 
> imagery you can see houses and trace them not sure how easy it will be 
> to see destroyed houses though, will need to wait for the post event 
> imagery to come out.

I have used imagery from press reports. As I am not copying the image I 
think that is ok.

For tracing in NSW I used the LPI Imagery.

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