Tag Archives: Midwest Aerial Photography

Nighttime Imaging

An airport-mapping project indicates that a new set of applications may soon be served with airborne imagery collected under low-light and nighttime conditions. A geospatial services firm that specializes in building geographic information systems for airports (aka Airports GIS) faced a mapping challenge it had encountered before that’s common to airfields. Geopro Consultants, LLC, based...

Satellite Imagery’s Impact

Above: The highest resolution of commercial satellite imagery is still more than an order of magnitude lower than the highest resolution attainable from aerial platforms. Keystone Aerial Surveys, Inc. developed this digital surface model from 1.75 cm digital imagery taken with a low-altitude flight. The resolution is sufficiently high to enable its use for mapping...