Raster, Orthophoto

NCTCOG's goal is to develop and/or update certain geospatial data sets for use by local government agencies, other levels of government, academia, and the general public. Data from this project forms the foundation of the base map, and were developed primarily to support multi-use applications, including homeland security, emergency management, economic development, and the business of government.


TASK NAME: 2015 North Central Texas Council of Government (NCTCOG) Digital Orthoimagery Project The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) program is a five year contract to perform Photogrammetric, Surveying, and GIS services. Woolpert is providing orthoimagery, LiDAR, and contour services for the 2015 project, the third year of this contract. The NCTCOG region includes 16 counties consisting of Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton, Rockwall, Kaufman, Wise, Johnson, Hood, Erath, Hunt, Navarro, Ellis, Somervell, Palo Pinto, and Parker, which cover approximately 12,800 square miles. Products produced in 2015 were 4-band orthophotos with a 0.5-foot ground sample distance (GSD). Microsoft UltraCAM Eagle was used with 100mm lens in non-restricted airspace and 210mm lens in restricted airspace.


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