[talk-au] vine row tagging

John Bryant johnwbryant at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 08:39:47 UTC 2020

Thanks Simon, putting the data into OSM isn't meant to replace GIS, all the
things you mention are certainly part of the professional viticulture
community's practice. I believe this idea is more around enabling a
different kind of access to information, and exploring the possibilities of
using an open platform to enable it.


On Thu, 15 Oct 2020 at 15:58, Simon Slater <pyevet at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> On Thursday, 15 October 2020 6:23:36 PM AEDT John Bryant wrote:
> > This is part of a viticulture community-driven project to build consensus
> > around use & sharing of data, and part of the discussion is around data
> > ownership and openness. The project has the Australian Farm Data Code [1]
> > as one of its guiding principles, so it's definitely on the radar. I'm
> not
> > running the project myself, but helping to answer some of the questions
> > about open geospatial (hence this query!).
> For this level of detail, would a GIS be more useful, pulling roads etc.
> from
> OSM?  Then other things useful to the viticulturist, such as soil type,
> slope,
> aspect, rainfall, irrigation and drainage (natural or artificial) even
> cadastre for individual blocks, could be layered in as needed and is as
> much,
> or as little, detail as required.
> GRASS or QGIS are readily available as FOSS if that is a requirement.
> --
> Regards
> Simon Slater
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