Due to funding problems, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will not acquire new aerial imagery in Wisconsin this summer.
The federal National Digital Orthophoto Programs committee, chaired by Wisconsin State Cartographer Ted Koch, met in mid-May in Tallahassee, Florida. A nationwide orthoimagery cost-benefit study was a primary topic of discussion.
2005 NAIP DOQQ tiles and 2006 NAIP county mosaics now available.
At its October 20 meeting, the WLIA Board of Directors approved an endorsement of the Imagery for the Nation (IFTN) initiative as proposed by the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC).
Full color, 1-meter imagery acquired during 2005 passed the USDA/FSA quality control tests, and will be available in geotiff format soon.
NSGIC seeks your input on the proposed nationwide digital orthophoto program.
IFTN is a proposed national digital orthohoto program
Plan proposed by the National States Geographic Information Council would provide 100% federal funding for nationwide orthoimagery.
Working in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency, 2005 interim NAIP imagery is now available for free from the WisconsinView.org website.
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. …