[OSM-talk-be] Type of environment - tags

Jan Vansteenlandt vansteenlandt.jan at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 07:34:33 UTC 2015


Hi Jo,

Thanks for the pointers, i’ll look into those a bit more.


Kind regards,

Jan Vansteenlandt
+32 498 53 50 81



> On 13 Jul 2015, at 09:31, Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Jan,
> 
> It's the kind of query you can 'solve' by using PostGIS or QGIS, after loading OSM data into it.
> 
> That kind of data cannot be found in the tags. It would be nonsense to attempt putting it in the tags. With PostGIS you can write queries like:
> 
> Which polygons is this point spatially inside of?
> 
> It's not a trivial exercicise though.
> 
> Jo
> 
> 2015-07-13 9:22 GMT+02:00 Jan Vansteenlandt <vansteenlandt.jan at gmail.com <mailto:vansteenlandt.jan at gmail.com>>:
> Thanks for the quick reply,
> 
> A part of my question is also if I have a coordinate, is there a tag that states “forest” or “urban” or “farmland”? 
> 
> Kind regards,
> Jan Vansteenlandt
> +32 498 53 50 81 <tel:%2B32%20498%2053%2050%2081>
> 
> 
> 
>> On 13 Jul 2015, at 07:00, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com <mailto:marc.gemis at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> On Mon, Jul 13, 2015 at 6:59 AM, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com <mailto:marc.gemis at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> I do not really have hands on experience, so in case you need more information, so hopefully someone with GIS experience can chime in. Otherwise you might have to turn to http://gis.stackexchange.com/ <http://gis.stackexchange.com/> with your questions
>> 
>> Let me rephrase that
>> 
>> I do not really have hands on experience, so hopefully someone with GIS experience can chime in to answer more specific questions. Otherwise you might have to turn to http://gis.stackexchange.com/ <http://gis.stackexchange.com/> with your questions
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