User:BubbaJuice/ArizonaLanduseReservoirProject

From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Summary

On this page you will see they procedure and progress of my project where I wish to eradicate the tag landuse=reservoir from the state of Arizona.

Resources

I am using a few resources that make this project possible.

Procedure

In this project I am doing this by hand with no use of bot edits.

To start off a changeset I first download data from Overpass turbo via JOSM. I use the query:

try it yourself in overpass-turbo
[out:json][timeout:2500];
{{geocodeArea:"Arizona"}}->.a;
nwr["landuse"="reservoir"](area.a);
(._;>;);
out skel qt;

I next select the objects that I will edit in that changeset and add them to the todo list via the TODO List plugin.

I finally cycle through the list of all the nodes/areas/relations manually and add appropriate tagging for each feature.

In the above step I first position the node/area/relation correctly. Many of the nodes with landuse=reservoir are imported from USGS GNIS and do not have correct positioning. I find positioning by first looking at Bing. If the imagery is bad I use Mapbox Satellite which has similar quality. If there is no obvious reservoir within close proximity of the node I check US Topo Maps for the possible location of the reservoir. If I still do not find the reservoir I look up its USGS GNIS code using the query feature. If I do not find a valid code I delete the node. If I find a valid node I see if it matches up with the node on OSM. I then check the coordinates of where it claims the reservoir is. If the location is not correct I remove landuse=reservoir from the node and move on.

Progress

Here is the link where you can view the live progress of the project through the view of the OSM database. https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/13Yi

Below will be an unordered bulleted list of all the changeset links that have been a part of this project.