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  • n. the technology of geometrically correcting aerial photographs so that displayed distances are uniform and can be measured like a map


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ortho- +‎ photography


  • SAFER integrates multiple databases and gives people information such as aerial maps (obliques and orthophotography), footage from hundreds of school surveillance cameras, dispatch data, campus photos, floor plans, and automated vehicle locations.

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  • A digital elevation model (bald surface) for the FRIS project or site specific areas to be used for registration of orthophotography, with no warping or ghosting.

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  • Access Illinois GIS data sets and documentation (metadata) for ArcIMS Interactive Map Services, USGS digital topographic maps, aerial photography, orthoimagery, orthophotography, geology, land use, natural resources, and infrastructure.

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  • Ryan has a couple of posts on the difference between orthophotography - geometrically corrected aerial photography - and

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  • "Are actually for orthophotography (aerial imagery), not satellite ..."


  • Most orthophotography is done in late winter or late fall, when the leaves are off the trees and there is no snow on the ground.


  • orthophotography and satellite imagery is that once the final image product has been created, there is often a fair amount of collar data (NO DATA) pixels in the image.

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