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USGS High Resolution Orthoimagery for the Island of Puerto Rico: 19QGA110055_200910_0x3000m_4B_1


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U.S. Geological Survey, and Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, 2013, USGS High Resolution Orthoimagery for the Island of Puerto Rico: 19QGA110055_200910_0x3000m_4B_1: U.S. Geological Survey.


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_Puerto_Rico_Virgin_Islands_FIPS_5200 Resolution: 0.3000m Type: 4 Band to: Standard Product Projection: NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_19N Standard Product Resolution: 0.3000 m Rows: 5000 Columns: 5000 and resampled to align to the U.S. National Grid (USNG) using The National Map. The naming convention [...]


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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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