Digital Orthoimagery, Carlton County, Minnesota, Spring 2015, 9-inch Resolution

This page last updated: 03/29/2016
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1. Overview
2. Data Quality
3. Data Organization
4. Coordinate System
5. Attributes
6. Distribution - Get Data
7. Metadata Reference

Section 1 Overview
Originator Carlton County and Pictometry International Corporation
Title Digital Orthoimagery, Carlton County, Minnesota, Spring 2015, 9-inch Resolution
Abstract Pictometry flew 9-inch, leaf-off, color orthoimagery across Carlton County, Minnesota during the spring of 2015.
Purpose The imagery was collected to provide a higher degree of clarity than previously available.
Time Period of Content Date 04/2015
Currentness Reference April 5, 12-15, 17 and 29, 2015
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency Unknown
Spatial Extent of Data Carlton County, Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -93.08
-92.27
46.78
46.41
Place Keywords Minnesota, MN, Carlton
Theme Keywords imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, Digital Orthorectified Image, Digital Orthophoto Quad, Ortho, Orthophoto, DOQ, Air Photo, Air Photography, Aerial Photo, Aerial Photography
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Category
Access Constraints For viewing purposes only. Data download or sales are prohibited.
Use Constraints For viewing purposes only.
Contact Person Information Jared Hovi, GIS Coordinator
Carlton County
1630 County Road 61
Carlton, MN  55718
Phone: 218-384-9502
Email: jared.hovi@co.carlton.mn.us
Browse Graphic Click to view a data sample.
Dam on the St. Louis River, near the border between Carlton County, St. Louis County, and Douglas County (Wisconsin)
Associated Data Sets For information on other air photos available for Minnesota, see http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/airphoto/index.html

Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency N/A
Completeness Imagery covers the entire county.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Not reported.
Vertical Positional Accuracy N/A
Lineage Per contract between Carlton County, MN and Pictometry International Corp., Pictometry flew 9", leaf off, ortho imagery across the entire county during the spring of 2015. GPS/INS processing: Data was post-processed using NGS CORS base station data. Mosaicing was performed using Pictometry software.

Carlton County provided the imagery to the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo) as MrSID files in Carlton County coordinates, units in feet. MnGeo staff converted the files into UTM coordinates, units in meters, and created the WMS layer.

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4 Coordinate System
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme Universal Transverse Mercator
UTM Zone Number 15
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units meters
Cell Width 0.23
Cell Height 0.23

Section 5 Attributes
Overview 3-band natural color imagery.
Detailed Citation
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Section 6 Distribution
Publisher Minnesota Geospatial Information Center (MnGeo)
Publication Date 02/19/2016
Contact Person Information Nancy Rader, GIS Data Coordinator
Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo)
658 Cedar Street, Room 300
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-201-2489
Fax: 651-296-6398
Email: gisinfo.mngeo@state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier Carlton County Imagery, 2015, 9-inch
Distribution Liability Pictometry: This ortho-mosaic is a visualization product and is not intended or valid for authoritative or definitive use. Distribution of this dataset is constrained by the relevant Pictometry International Corp. license agreement. For viewing purposes only. Data download or sales are prohibited.

MnGeo's data disclaimer: http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/chouse/disclaimer.html
Ordering Instructions The imagery is available to view as a web map service (WMS), part of MnGeo's Geospatial Image Service. Click on the link below for more information about the Geospatial Image Service and how to use web map services.
Online Linkage I AGREE to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above. Clicking to agree will either begin the download process, link to a service, or provide more instructions. See "Ordering Instructions" above for details.

Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 03/29/2016
Contact Person Information Nancy Rader, GIS Data Coordinator
Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo)
658 Cedar Street, Room 300
St. Paul, MN  55155
Phone: 651-201-2489
Fax: 651-296-6398
Email: gisinfo.mngeo@state.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.mngeo.state.mn.us/committee/standards/mgmg/metadata.htm


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