Wisconsin Geospatial News

First Statewide Downloadable 1-meter Imagery

WisconsinView.org has published the USDA’s Wisconsin Farm Service Agency 2005 National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP). The data are available free as 1-meter true-color aerial photography in couty-wide MrSID mosaics covering the entire state of Wisconsin.

Visit: www.wisconsinview.org/form.php to download the version-1 (uncorrected) images. Files are grouped into two zip bundles, one each for the SID and Shapefile parts. Data compression is 30:1. There is also a FGDC metadata and Browse jpeg included separately, and a FAQ page available through the download interface.

Dr. Sam Batzli
WisconsinView Coordinator
Environmental Remote Sensing Center
University of Wisconsin – Madison
1225 W Dayton St, Floor 12
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 263-3126 email