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I am quite new to OSM, I just used QGis in the past. Now I want to get the data points of the wind farms in the north sea. How can I export that data to put the points in my own map in QGis?


asked 04 Feb '20, 09:00

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OpenStreetMap is a geo-database (that is a database of geo-information), QGis is a desktop GIS tool. With other words you are talking about two very very different things.

The likely most convenient way to extract relevant data from OSM (and to save it is a form QGis can use) is to use "overpass-turbo", see https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Overpass_turbo and http://overpass-turbo.eu/ for the most popular instance.

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answered 04 Feb '20, 17:20

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Here is an example Overpass Turbo query: https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/Qol

(04 Feb '20, 20:18) neuhausr

Thanks, that helps a lot. I've already tried some querys and it works quite well.

(05 Feb '20, 14:55) daniel3110

You can see if the wind farms you want are well-defined as relations including individual wind turbines with relation[type=site][power=plant]["plant:source"=wind]({{bbox}});. The North Sea (https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/9051063) would be specifically: https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/Qtx

(06 Feb '20, 15:51) Kovoschiz
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