New Jersey 2012 - 2013 High Resolution Orthophotography, NAD83 NJ State Plane Feet, MrSID MG3, AutoCAD Tiles  
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New Jersey 2012 - 2013 High Resolution Orthophotography, NAD83 NJ State Plane Feet, MrSID MG3, AutoCAD Tiles
  Theme:   imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, digital imagery, digital orthophotography, digital ortho imagery, orthophoto, multi-spectral imagery, color infrared, rectified image, rectification, 3 band, 4 band, 16 bit, 8 bit, MrSID, GeoTIFF, Digital Elevation Model, Digital Terrain Model, digital image map, aerial photograph, aerial photography, basemap, digital land base, remote sensing, MG3 
  Place:   New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, Mid Atlantic, East Coast, US, NJ, US, NJ 
  Abstract:  Digital orthophotography of New Jersey in NJ State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 Coordinates, U.S. Survey Feet. The aerial photography of New Jersey was captured in March and April 2012. Multi-spectral digital orthophotography was produced at a scale of 1:2400 (1"=200') with a 1 foot pixel resolution for the entire state, totaling approximately 8,162 square miles.Digital orthophotography combines the image characteristics of a photograph with the geometric qualities of a map. Each digitized perspective aerial photograph is rectified for camera lens distortion, vertical displacement caused by terrain relief and variations in aircraft altitude and orientation.
  Purpose:  This data depicts geographic features on the surface of the earth. It was created to provide easily accessible geospatial data which is readily available to enhance the capability of Federal, State, and local emergency responders, as well as plan for homeland security efforts. This data also supports The National Map.
  Supplemental Information:  This data set consists of 1-foot GSD pixel resolution natural color orthoimages covering the state of New Jersey, An orthoimage is remotely sensed image data in which displacement of features in the image caused by terrain relief and sensor orientation have been mathematically removed. This publication format is 5000 ft by 5000 ft MrSID MG3 tiles.For 1.0 foot GSD Ortho image, horizontal positional accuracy was designed not to exceed 4 feet (1.22-meters) NSSDA 95% confidence (2.89 feet [0.88-meter] Root Mean Squared (RMSE) Error XY 2.03 feet [0.62-meters] RMSE X or Y). Each orthoimage provides imagery over a 5000-foot by 5000-foot block on the ground. There is no image overlap between adjacent files. The projected coordinate system is New Jersey State Plane with a NAD83 datum. Aerial photography of New Jersey was captured on the following flight dates: March 14, 2012; March 15, 2012; March 18, 2012; March 19, 2012; March 23, 2012; March 27, 2012; March 30, 2012; April 3, 2012; April 4, 2012; April 5, 2012; April 6, 2012; April 13, 2012; April 14, 2012; and April 16, 2012. The Nominal Acquisition Altitude of 9600' (AGL) was used to capture the imagery. Supplemental flight lines were also acquired over defined urban areas of Atlantic City, Jersey City, Newark, and Trenton in order to provide additional imagery to be used in the process of minimizing building lean during orthophotography production. The DMC large format digital camera captures four band (RGB and NIR) imagery at 12 bits per pixel. For software compatibility a linear stretch was applied to expand the bit depth from 12 to 16 in order to facilitate the display of the imagery in ArcGIS. This dataset consists of uncompressed, ortho photo tiles adhering to the State of New Jersey's 5,000 x 5,000' ortho photo tile index formatted as 16-bit, 4-band (RGB and NIR), uncompressed, GeoTIFF images with TIF world Files. Digital Orthorectified images are referenced to New Jersey State Plane Coordinate System (Transverse Mercator), North American Datum NAD83 (NSRS 2007) adjustment. Units are U.S. Survey Feet. The tiles were subsequently reprocessed to compressed MrSID format. See process steps for details.The U.S. Geological Survey also received imagery referenced to UTM Zone 18 North, North American Datum NAD83 (NSRS 2007) adjustment. Units are Meters.Maximum and mean differential baseline lengths were not generated for the NJ Statewide project due to the use of Applanix SmartBase software used to process and compute atmospheric errors within a specified GNSS multi-base network.SmartBase processing offers a number of significant benefits including: The distance to the nearest reference station can be extended well beyond 30 km. The time to fix integer ambiguities is significantly reduced. The overall reliability of fixing integer ambiguities is increased. No special processing is required in the RTK engine, as it is the case for a centralized multi-base approach. Due to the complexity of the typical reference station network used in SmartBase processing, determining maximum and mean differential baseline lengths is not feasible for this project.
Publisher Information
  Publisher:   NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS) 
  Publication Place:   Trenton, NJ 
  Publication Date:   201303 
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Spatial Domain:
  West Coordinate:   -75.572848 
  East Coordinate:   -73.873522 
  North Coordinate:   41.372626 
  South Coordinate:   38.914716 
  Coverage Area:   New Jersey 
Spatial Data Information:
  Data Type:   Raster 
  Data Format:   MrSID, 4 band natural color and NIR 5K tiles, lossy compression 10:1 
  Resolution:   X Axis - 1.0, Y Axis - 1.0, Units - survey feet  
Status of the Data:
  Progress:   Complete 
  Data Update Frequency:   5 years 
Data Storage and Access Information:
  Access Constraints:  None
  Use Constraints:  None; acknowledgement of "NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS)" as the data source would be appreciated. Reference date for this data set in a citation should be 2012 - 2013. Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since this data set was collected and that some parts of this data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use this data for critical applications without a full awareness of it's limitations.
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