In our continuing effort to improve our basemaps, the most recent update to World Imagery adds two new communities in addition to five updated ones. The replacement imagery is from a more recent collection date and/or at a higher resolution than what was previously provided in the basemap. Some quick comparisons of before and now online shows the improvement in the imagery.
Mountain View County, Alberta (new contributor)
before (left), now (right) of Olds College campus
Texas Orthoimagery program (updated contribution)
before (left), now (right) showing completed construction of the Purple Heart Gardens at the Sierra Meadows Apartments, Humble, TX
- Mountain View County, Alberta (0.30m, 2014)
- Wood County, Wisconsin (0.15m, 2015)
- Dawson Creek, British Columbia (0.10m, 2013)
- Haldimand County, Ontario (0.20m, 2015)
- Langley, British Columbia(0.10m, 2014)
- Texas (select coverage) (0.50m, 2015)
- University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (0.07m, 2016)
All the areas are highlighted in this Story Map tour:
These updates are part of the ArcGIS Online effort to provide updated imagery content. This effort continues with contributions provided through the Community Maps Program as well as Esri’s newly announced partnership with DigitalGlobe to provide updated imagery for the entire world.
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