[Talk-us] National Forest Boundaries

Adam Schreiber sadam at clemson.edu
Thu Feb 19 17:17:38 GMT 2009


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Karl Newman <siliconfiend at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 8:21 AM, Theodore Book <tbook at libero.it> wrote:
>>
>> I have put the various proposals on the wiki at:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/US_Forest_Service_Data
>>
>> It seems like the landuse=forest tag has a fair amount of consensus, but
>> that we are not yet sure how to tag the fact that it is a national
>> forest, and not just any forest.
>
> Especially since there may be large swathes within the national forest
> boundary that are devoid of trees...

It probably then makes sense to tag the boundary wisely and then use
the yahoo imagery to tag ground cover.

Adam

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