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USGS High Resolution Orthoimagery for Mobile County, Alabama: 16RDV065515_201403_0x1500m_4B_1


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U.S. Geological Survey, 2015, USGS High Resolution Orthoimagery for Mobile County, Alabama: 16RDV065515_201403_0x1500m_4B_1: U.S. Geological Survey: Sioux Falls, SD,,,


An orthoimage is remotely sensed image data in which displacement of features in the image caused by terrain relief and sensor orientation have been mathematically removed. Orthoimagery combines the image characteristics of a photograph with the geometric qualities of a map. There is no image overlap between adjacent files.Data received at Earth Resources Observation and Science Center (EROS) were reprojected from:Projection: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Alabama_West_FIPS_0102_FeetResolution: 6 inchType: 4 Bandto:Standard Product Projection: NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_16NStandard Product Resolution: 0.1500 mRows: 10000Columns: 10000and resampled to align to the U.S. National Grid (USNG) using The National Map. The naming convention is based on the U.S. [...]


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A digital orthoimage is a geometrically accurate photographic record of landscape conditions at the time of the corresponding aerial photography. As such, High Resolution Orthoimagery is useful for a variety of applications, such as environmental monitoring, facility engineering/maintenance, city/county planning, property line review, etc. The digital orthoimage can be used alone or as a raster basemap for corresponding vector line mapping. The detailed focus of High Resolution Orthoimagery provides emergency responders critical information in determining the best evacuation routes, alternative routes and safe access to aid. High Resolution Orthoimagery assists law enforcement personnel in determining the best locations to place surveillance cameras in high-traffic urban areas and popular attractions. The data assists Federal, State and local emergency responders in planning for homeland security efforts. This data also supports The National Map.

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