Posted on May 14th, 2012

Monthly Update on Astrium GEO’s Countrywide 2.5-meter SPOTMaps

small_Abu_Dhabi_SPOTMaps_IIn this new monthly piece, we provide details about updates released each month to Astrium GEO’s 2.5-meter (m) SPOTMaps product. SPOTMaps is an orthorectified natural color imagery layer with coverage over more than 100 countries – totaling an impressive 84 million square kilometers (sq km). For projects requiring a value-priced basemap better than what 15-m Landsat can offer, there is no other choice than SPOTMaps.

Key Product Specifications

  • Resolution: 2.5-m
  • Spectral Bands: simulated natural color (RGB)
  • Horizontal Accuracy: 10 to 15-m RMSE (root mean square error)
  • Projection/Datum: UTM WGS84
  • Source Data: SPOT5 satellite imagery
  • File Format: GeoTIFF


Product Differentiators

  • Recent and ready for immediate delivery and integration with your GIS
  • Seamless, orthorectified coverage across countries and entire regions
  • Suitable for work up to 1:10,000 scale
  • Custom product framing with minimum orders of ~100 sq km
  • Product series is updated every month
  • Source data can be delivered with all SPOTMaps mosaics
  • Volume and academic discounts are offered
  • Multi-user license are available


The map below has been color coded to show the collection year which makes up the majority of each SPOTMaps mosaic. An Apollo Mapping representative can provide more details on the specific year ranges used in each mosaic.

If you would like pricing details and/or additional product details, such as date ranges and accuracy specifications, please let us know at or (303) 993-3863.

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