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2018 Eastern Lake Erie Shoreline 4-band orthophotos and mosaics

November 2, 2021

High-resolution digital aerial imagery was collected on August 24, 2018, with an 80-megapixel Phase One iXU-R 180 natural color aerial camera co-mounted with a Phase One iXU-RS 160 achromatic aerial camera. Software co-registers the simultaneously collected images to create 4-band imagery that can be displayed in either true color (RGB) or color-infrared (CIR) format. The camera system is connected to the plane's positioning and orientation system and precise metadata was generated for each exposure. This imagery was intended to be used as a base layer for object-based image analysis (OBIA) to map aquatic vegetation in western Lake Erie as well as shallow areas along the shoreline of the eastern portion.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2021
Title 2018 Eastern Lake Erie Shoreline 4-band orthophotos and mosaics
DOI 10.5066/P9QWTD3Y
Authors Janis Ruhser, Larry R Robinson, Brian Lubinski
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center