Digital Orthoimagery, Southern Minnesota, Spring 2011; Meeker County, Spring 2013; 0.5-m Resolution

This dataset contains leaf-off 4-band red, green, blue, infrared (RGBI) digital orthophoto imagery produced at half-meter (50 cm) resolution from new aerial photography captured in Spring 2011 (Meeker Co., Spring 2013). The imagery covers 38 counties in southern Minnesota: Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Meeker, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Sibley, Steele, Swift, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, Winona and Yellow Medicine.<br/><br/>Funding for this data was provided by the Minnesota Natural Heritage Fund, the Minnesota Clean Water Legacy Act, and The Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund. <br/><br/>This metadata record was created by the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo) using information supplied by Surdex Corporation.

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Last Updated March 20, 2018, 10:02
Created February 5, 2015, 09:01
dsAccessConst Unrestricted
dsCurrentRef Ground condition. All counties flown mid-April, 2011 except for Meeker County flown on 5/7/2013 and 5/10/2013.
dsModifiedDate 2018-03-20 01:12:46
dsOriginator Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MnDNR), Surdex Corporation
dsPurpose The orthophotos will be used by the Minnesota DNR to update the National Wetland Inventory maps and as a base layer for mapping wetlands and other business needs. This type of leaf-off photography is a critical component for a variety of land management applications including transportation planning, wetland mapping, urban planning, forest management, soil mapping, and utility siting.

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