Digital Aerial

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With a maximum resolution of 15-centimeter (cm), digital aerial imagery separates itself from satellite imagery by the clarity it can offer. We provide brand-new digital aerial imagery over the continental United States and then 15-cm to 30-cm data from an archive that covers much of the USA and Europe. This 15 to 30-cm imagery can be delivered in color, color infrared or as a 4-band multispectral product including the near-infrared (NIR) band.

New collections of digital aerial imagery are often delivered within 1 to 2 months of order confirmation, making this data the ideal choice for time-sensitive projects covering large areas.

Archived Digital Aerial Imagery
  • Spectral Bands: natural color & color infrared (i.e. green, red and near-infrared)
  • At Nadir Resolution: 15-cm to 30-cm natural color & 60-cm color infrared
  • Database Date Range: Spring 2010 – current (varies by location)
  • Horizontal Accuracy: 1.07 to 5.3-meter (m) CE90 (varies by location and resolution)
  • Coverage Geometry: seamless, orthorectified GeoTIFFs
  • Dynamic Range: 8-bits
Tasked (New Collection) Digital Aerial Imagery
  • Spectral Bands: natural color, color infrared (i.e. green, red and near-infrared) or 4-band multispectral (i.e. blue, green, red and near-infrared)
  • At Nadir Resolution: 15-cm or 30-cm
  • Typical Delivery Time: 1 to 2 months
  • Possible Coverage Area: continental United States (other geographies may be available with a custom quote)
  • Horizontal Accuracy: ~3-m CE90 (dependent on terrain, can be improved with ground control points)
  • Aerial Sensor: Canon T1i SLR with a Canon EF50/1.8 lens
  • Dynamic Range: 12-bits or 14-bits
  • Control Systems: on-board IMU/GPS

Below is the least expensive digital aerial data order possible. Note that academic and volume discounts are available.

  • Data Source: archive
  • Minimum Order Size: $350 (per area & date)
  • Product Type: 30-cm orthorectified + natural color
  • Price Per Sq Km: $11.00 (US polygons); $16.50 (Europe polygons) (more detailed pricing can be found here)

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