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2011 UMRS Color Infrared Aerial Photo Mosaic - Mississippi River, Open River North Middle


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The Upper Mississippi River Restoration-Environmental Management Program (UMRR-EMP) partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Region 3 to collect 2011 digital color infrared (CIR) aerial photography of Pools 14 - Open River South, Mississippi River and Pools Dresden - Lockport, Illinois River at 16”/pixel using a mapping-grade Applanix DSS439 digital aerial camera. The photography shall be at a minimum accuracy of 5-10 meters and allow for the development of orthorectified photo mosaics by U.S. Geological Survey – Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (USGS-UMESC) for all or portions of the coverage area. The flights occurred during times of peak vegetation biomass, typically from late August through early September. [...]


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U.S. Geological Survey, Midwest Region
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U.S. Geological Survey, Midwest Region
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John C Nelson
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John C Nelson

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In 1989, UMESC and the Upper Mississippi River Restoration-Environmental Management Program (UMRR-EMP) began collecting aerial photos of the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS) from Cairo, IL to Minneapolis, MN and the Illinois River from its confluence with the Mississippi near Grafton, IL upstream to Joliet, IL. In years past the extent was road/railroad to road/railroad. Starting in 2000, the area photographed was expanded to base-of-bluff to base-of-bluff. The data are stored in Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection, zone 15 and North American Datum 1983 (NAD83).


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