Spring Aerial Imagery of South Minnesota: Spring 2011
was collected by
Surdex Corporation for 37 southern Minnesota
counties in Spring 2011. Meeker County could not be collected due
to advanced leaf-out, so was flown Spring 2013 and is available.
The imagery is
available via MnGeo's WMS image service
- Half-meter resolution imagery was acquired for 37 counties: Dodge,
Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac
qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Martin, McLeod, Mower, Murray,
Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock,
Sibley, Steele, Swift, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, Winona and Yellow
Medicine. Meeker County could not be collected due
to advanced leaf-out, so was acquired Spring 2013.
- All of the one-foot resolution imagery was acquired for the 3 counties
participating in the resolution buy-up option: McLeod, Murray and Sibley.
- All areas postponed from 2010 were acquired: Goodhue and Rice
counties; downtown St. Paul (reflown to minimize building lean); and stereo imagery
at 0.5-meter resolution for Dakota, Goodhue, Rice
and Scott counties.
are due to a network of volunteer observers who reported on field
conditions to help with flight planning.
Regional Information Meetings
Three regional meetings were held in 2010 to gauge interest in local
partnerships, one on June 22 in Marshall, and two on July 1 in Rochester and
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