GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

Montana 2005 NAIP Orthophotos, 12-Kilometer Tiles MSDI

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Data Provider USDA-Farm Services Agency Aerial Photography Field Office
Date 07/01/2005 - 09/20/2005
Content Type Downloadable Data
MSDI Framework Orthoimagery
Abstract These data are color digital aerial photos, taken in the year 2005. They consist of 2,703 12x12-kilometer tiles that cover the entire state of Montana. They are orthorectified natural-color MrSID images with a ground resolution of 1 meter, and they are registered to the Montana State Plane coordinate system, NAD83, units meters.The data was originally provided by the U.S. Farm Services Agency National Agricultural Imagery Program (http://www.apfo.usda.gov) as Compressed County Mosaics (CCMs) in UTM coordinates. The State Library clipped and mosaiced the CCM data to form these tiles and converted them to State Plane coordinates.An Esri shapefile showing the dates the images were collected is available at http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Data/Spatial/MSDI/Imagery/2005_NAIP/naip_2005_color_dates.zip.A shapefile showing the extents and names of the 12-kilometer tiles is at http://ftp.geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/Data/Spatial/MSDI/Imagery/2005_NAIP/naip_2005_tile_index.zip.The compressed county mosaic form of the data are available for download and the uncompressed TIFF data are available on request. A false-color infrared version of the data is available. The data are available for use via web services. Please see http://geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/data/Aerial_Photos/NAIP_2005 for more information about these versions of the data.
Purpose These aerial photographs were captured to support various governmental, municipal, tribal, and emergency management Geographic Information System activities. Orthorectified aerial photographs can be used to determine the geographic location of objects visible on the photos. The original imagery was acquired to meet USDA program requirements including conservation planning and soil survey.
Supplemental Information
The Originator asks to be credited in derived products. These images were derived from a USDA interim product. Users should be aware that the interim compressed mosaic may contain defects and have horizontal accuracy less than the specified tolerances. The Montana State Library provides this product/service for informational purposes only. The Library did not produce it for, nor is it suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. Consumers of this information should review or consult the primary data and information sources to ascertain the viability of the information for their purposes. The Library provides these data in good faith but does not represent or warrant its accuracy, adequacy, or completeness. In no event shall the Library be liable for any incorrect results or analysis; any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages to any party; or any lost profits arising out of or in connection with the use or the inability to use the data or the services provided. The Library makes these data and services available as a convenience to the public, and for no other purpose. The Library reserves the right to change or revise published data and/or services at any time.
Data Access http://geoinfo.msl.mt.gov/data/Aerial_Photos/NAIP_2005
Distributor Montana State Library
PO Box 201800
Helena, MT 59620-1800
Telephone: 406-444-5354
TDD/TTY: Montana Relay 711
Fax: 406-444-0266
Email: geoinfo@mt.gov
Distribution liability The Montana State Library provides this product/service for informational purposes only. The Library did not produce it for, nor is it suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. Consumers of this information should review or consult the primary data and information sources to ascertain the viability of the information for their purposes. The Library provides these data in good faith but does not represent or warrant its accuracy, adequacy, or completeness. In no event shall the Library be liable for any incorrect results or analysis; any direct, indirect, special, or consequential damages to any party; or any lost profits arising out of or in connection with the use or the inability to use the data or the services provided. The Library makes these data and services available as a convenience to the public, and for no other purpose. The Library reserves the right to change or revise published data and/or services at any time.
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