The National High Altitude Photography (NHAP) program was initiated in 1980 and coordinated by the U.S. Geological Survey to acquire aerial photography of the 48 conterminous United States every 5 years. This interagency program was designed to eliminate...
Simply defined, scale can be expressed as the ratio or proportion between a distance on the aerial photographs (or maps) and the actual distance on the ground or land surface. It is a ratio that could represent any unit of measurement and this ratio is...
The majority of USGS aircraft photography is used for cartographic purposes. Image distortion is minimized when photographs are acquired looking straight down or vertically.Learn more:National Aerial Photography ProgramNational High Altitude Photography...
Yes.  Scanning of the EROS film archives is following a plan to capture images from rolls at risk of decay from vinegar syndrome. Science requirements are also reviewed on a regular basis, but a formal, on-line schedule is not available at this time....
Pursuant to 43 U.S.C. 1460, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science Center (EROS) hereby certifies that the product downloaded through our web site is an authentic reproduction of an official record of the Government...
The high resolution orthophoto and the Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle (DOQ) provides the most detail. You would probably be able to identify your neighborhood. There is no guarantee that your home would be distinguishable.What you can distinguish is...