Montana 2013 NAIP Orthoimagery - Web Service MSDI

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Data Provider USDA-FSA-APFO Aerial Photography Field Office
Date 06/15/2013 - 09/11/2013
Content Type Live Data and Maps
MSDI Framework Orthoimagery
Abstract This is an ArcGIS Server Image Service of the 4-band 2013 National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) orthorectified digital aerial photos of Montana. The web services available include: ArcGIS Server Image services, Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) web coverage services (WCS), and OGC web map services (WMS). The image and web coverage services provide users direct access to the native GeoTIFF files and pixel data for geoprocessing and image analysis.Imagery defaults to natural color. To view the imagery as false-color infrared (CIR), select band 4 as the red image, band 1 as the green, and band 2 as the blue.The service is available in Open GIS Consortium (OGC) formats: WCS: WMS: data are also available from the State Library in three different formats:They are downloadable as a collection of 698 compressed natural-color MrSID images, each 24 kilometers square. These images are in Montana State Plane coordinates, units meters. The web page for accessing these images is They are downloadable as a collection of 56 compressed county mosaic (CCM) natural color MrSID images. These data are in UTM coordinates. The FTP folder containing these images is are available from the State Library as a collection 11,776 4-band (near infrared, red, green and blue) TIFF images in UTM coordinates. Each image is about 170 megabytes. The tiling format of the TIFF imagery is based on 3.75 x 3.75 minute quarter-quadrangles with a 300 pixel buffer on all four sides.An ESRI shapefile index showing the dates and times the images were acquired is available at An ESRI shapefile index showing the extent of the individual TIFF image files is available at To order TIFF images from the State Library, select the quadrangles you want from the tiff index shapefile and send them to the Library, along with a storage device of sufficient size to hold them and return postage for the device.
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