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Minnesota Geospatial Image Service: Data Layers

Newest Layers


MnGeo’s Geospatial Image Service provides access to the following data layers:

1. Digital orthophotography

Layer Name Geographic Area Season Originator* Type** Resolution Metadata WMS Layer Name Notes
Statewide
2017 FSA Statewide summer - fall FSA nc / cir 1-meter fsa2017 /
fsa2017cir
Noticeable color variation between imagery captured during growing season and after harvest.
2015 FSA Statewide summer FSA nc / cir 1-meter fsa2015 /
fsa2015cir
Noticeable color variation between imagery captured during growing season and after harvest.
2013 FSA Statewide summer FSA nc / cir 1-meter fsa2013 / fsa2013cir  
2010 FSA Statewide summer FSA nc 1-meter fsa2010  
2009 FSA Statewide summer FSA nc 1-meter fsa2009  
2008 FSA Statewide summer FSA nc / cir 1-meter fsa2008 / cir2008  
2006 40-county 40 counties (map) summer - fall MDA nc 1-meter usgs2006 USGS procured photos from MDA for public distribution.
2003 FSA Statewide summer FSA nc 1-meter fsa Most imagery is from 2003; missing areas were filled 2004.
2002-04 Landsat Statewide and beyond varies USGS nc 30-meter landsat Includes 100-200 miles into adjoining states and Canada
1991 USGS Statewide spring USGS bw 1-meter doq  
Hillshade (LiDAR) Statewide varies DNR; MnGeo; partners bw 1-meter hillshd  
Twin Cities metro
2016 7-county Twin Cities spring Met Council nc / cir 1-foot met16 /
met16cir
Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties.
2013 Washington Washington Co. spring Washington Co. nc 0.15-meter (6-inch) wash13  
2013 Scott Scott Co. spring Scott Co. nc / cir 0.15 meter (6-inch) scott13 /
scott13cir
 
2013 Dakota Dakota Co. spring Dakota Co. nc / cir 0.15 meter (6-inch) dak13 /
2013 cir Dakota
 
2013 Carver Carver Co. spring Carver Co. nc / cir 0.15 meter (6-inch) 2013 color Carver /
carv13cir
 
2012 Twin Cities Twin Cities spring USGS nc 0.3-meter nga2012 Minneapolis - St. Paul area
2011 Rice Rice Co. spring Rice Co.; partners nc / cir 1-foot   rice11 /
rice11cir
 
2010 Scott Scott Co. spring Scott Co.; partners nc / cir 0.15 meter (6-inch)   scott10 /
scott10cir
 
2010 north counties north of Twin Cities spring DNR; Met Council; USGS/NGA nc / cir 0.5-meter smet10 /
smet10cir
Chisago, Isanti, Sherburne, & Wright counties
2010 Dakota Dakota Co. spring Dakota Co.; partners nc / cir 0.15 meter (6-inch)   dak10 /
dak10cir
 
2010 7-county Twin Cities spring DNR; Met Council; USGS/NGA nc / cir 1-foot met10 /
met10cir
Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties.
2008 Twin Cities Twin Cities spring USGS nc 0.3-meter nga2008 Minneapolis - St. Paul downtown area
2006 Ramsey Ramsey Co. spring USGS nc 0.15-meter (6-inch) stp2006  
2006 7-county (partial) Twin Cities spring USGS nc 0.3-meter msp2006 Minneapolis - St. Paul area
2004 MSP Twin Cities spring NGA; USGS nc 0.3-meter metro Minneapolis - St. Paul downtown areas
2000 7-county Twin Cities spring Met Council bw 0.6-meter bw2000 7-county Twin Cities
1997 7-county Twin Cities spring Met Council bw 0.6-meter bw1997 7-county Twin Cities
Regional
2018 Itasca 1 ft Itasca Co. spring Itasca Co. nc / cir 1-foot itas18 / itas18cir  
2016 Douglas 3 in Douglas Co. spring Douglas Co. nc 0.075-meter (3-inch) doug16  
2015 Carlton 9 in Carlton Co. spring Carlton Co. nc 9-inch carl15_9  
2014 NW 50 cm See notes spring DNR nc / cir 0.5-meter nw14 /
nw14cir
3 swaths across northwest and north-central Minnesota (see tan areas on upper map)
2014 Polk Beltrami 1 ft Polk, Beltrami counties spring DNR nc / cir 1-foot polk /
polkcir
 
2014 McLeod McLeod Co. spring McLeod Co. nc / cir 0.15-meter (6-inch) mc14 /
mc14ir
 
2013 NW 50 cm See notes spring DNR nc / cir 0.5-meter nc13hm /
nc13hmcir
3 swaths across northwest and north-central Minnesota (see green areas on upper map)
2013 North 1 ft See notes spring DNR nc / cir 1-foot nc13ft /
nc13ftcir
Carlton, Clay, Itasca, Mille Lacs, and Wilkin counties; Fond du Lac and White Earth reservations; Camp Ripley (see map)
2013 Meeker Meeker Co. spring DNR nc / cir 0.5-meter meek13 /
meek13cir
Originally scheduled for 2011; flown 2013.
2012 fall central 7 counties (2 partial) in Central MN fall DNR nc / cir 0.5-meter fall12 /
fallcir12
Becker (eastern), Cass, Clearwater (southern), Crow Wing, Hubbard, Mahnomen and Wadena counties.
2011 fall EC, SE 16 counties in east central and SE MN fall DNR nc / cir 0.5-meter fall11 /
fallcir11
EC: Aitkin, Anoka, Benton, Carlton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Pine, Sherburne, plus northern Washington and Ramsey counties.
SE: Fillmore, Goodhue, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha and Winona counties.
2011 south MN 37 counties in south MN spring DNR; partners nc / cir 0.5-meter south11 /
south11ir
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 counties.
2011 Murray Murray Co. spring Murray Co.; partners nc / cir 1-foot   murray11 /
murray11ir
 
2009 south shore (WI) Wisconsin lakeshore summer USGS nc 0.3-meter   wisc09 Part of Lake Superior shore of Wisconsin, including Apostle Islands
2009 nw border Northern border summer USGS nc 0.3-meter ndak09 Includes most of Kittson and western Roseau counties (MN), Pembina County (ND), and parts of southern Manitoba, Canada
2009 north shore Superior lakeshore summer USGS nc 0.3-meter   sbay09 Lake Superior shore in St. Louis and SE Cook counties
2009 NCentral border Northern border summer USGS nc 0.3-meter bord15 Includes east Roseau, most of Lake of the Woods, northern Koochiching, and NW St. Louis counties (MN) and southern Manitoba and Ontario, Canada
2009 NCentral North-central MN spring DNR; partners nc / cir 0.3-meter ncclr09 /
ncir09
Big Fork and Little Fork watersheds (most of Koochiching, northern Itasca, and central St. Louis counties).
2009 Isle Royale Isle Royale summer USGS nc 0.3-meter   iroy09 NE Cook County, Isle Royale, and southern Ontario, Canada
2009 Duluth shore Duluth lakeshore summer USGS nc 0.3-meter   dul09 Lake Superior shore near Duluth, mostly St. Louis Co. (MN) and Douglas Co. (WI)
2009 Duluth Duluth area spring DNR; partners nc / cir 0.3-meter dulclr09 /
dulir09
Area around the city of Duluth
2009 BWCA border Boundary Waters area summer USGS nc 0.3-meter   bwca09 Includes much of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, NE St. Louis, northern Lake and Cook counties, and southern Ontario, Canada
2009 Arrowhead NE MN spring DNR; partners nc / cir 0.5-meter neclr2009 /
neir2009
Carlton, Cook, Lake, and St. Louis counties
2008-09 Red River Portions of the Red River Basin spring International Water Institute nc 0.5-meter rr2009 Parts of counties along the Red River, both western MN and eastern North Dakota.

 * Census = U.S. Census Bureau
    DNR = Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
    FSA = Farm Service Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture
    MDA = MDA Geospatial Services, Inc.
    Met Council = The Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities
    NGA = National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    USGS = United States Geological Survey

** nc = natural color (red, green and blue bands)
    cir = color infrared (near infrared, red and green bands)
    bw = black and white

2. Scanned USGS topographic quadrangle maps (Digital Raster Graphics – DRGs)

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