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USGS High Resolution Orthoimagery for Leavenworth County, Kansas: 15SUD240215_201403_0x1500m_4B_1


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U.S. Geological Survey, and Mid America Regional Council, 2015, USGS High Resolution Orthoimagery for Leavenworth County, Kansas: 15SUD240215_201403_0x1500m_4B_1: U.S. Geological Survey: Sioux Falls, SD,,,


"This image data is the result of private and government entities working together under the guidance of Mid America Regional Council GIS Division. Fugro Geospatial, Inc. acquired Digital Imagery with sensor Leica Geosystems ADS80 SH82 for areas of the Kansas City Metropolitan Regional Aerial Photography project project area March 13, 2014 - April 13, 2014. The project encompassed an area of approximately 5,253 square miles. The project area consists of all or part of Cass, Jackson, Clay, Platte, Buchanan, and Andrew Counties in Missouri, and Miami, Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Jefferson, and Shawnee Counties in Kansas. A Leica ADS80 SH82 Digital Camera system including an inertial measuring unit (IMU) and a dual frequency airborne [...]


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"The orthophotos will be used for GIS and planning." 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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