Aerial Photos of the 1940s
Entry ID: USGS_SOFIA_aerial-photos

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Summary
Abstract: The images are available as .jpeg and as georeferenced .tiff files. With the exception of three images, all images are subset to 7500 pixels square. Individual photos can be selected from the 1940 flight lines image at http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/aerial-photos/40s_flight.html The numbering scheme for the aerial photos is an identification number consisting of the flight number followed by the ... View entire text
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Description: Photos may be downloaded from the SOFIA web site
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Description:  1940 Greater Everglades and South Florida Aerial Photoset

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 26.22   S: 24.41   E: -79.98   W: -81.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Smith, Thomas J. III Foster, Anne M., Briere, Peter R., Coffin, Alisa W., Jones, John W., Van Arsdall, Carson, Frye, Laurinda J.
Dataset Title: Aerial Photos of the 1940s
Dataset Release Date: 2006
Data Presentation Form: remote-sensing image
Online Resource: http://sofia.usgs.gov/exchange/aerial-photos/index.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1940-02-14
Stop Date: 1940-08-21
Quality The photos are all from a survey done by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1940

Areas 1-7 and 10 contain mosaic sheet images only, no over-flight images are available for viewing. Of the 1401 images are known to have existed in the 1940s set of aerial photographs. Only 920 distinct images were located and scanned. Of these 793 were rectified and 127 were ... View entire text
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Acknowledgement of the U.S. Geological Survey will be appreciated for products derived from these data.

This report was prepared by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
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Data Center
SOUTH FLORIDA INFORMATION ACCESS, SOUTHEAST ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE CENTER, U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sofia.usgs.gov/
Dataset ID: 1940_Greater_Everglades_and_South_Florida_Aerial_Photoset

Data Center Personnel
Name: HEATHER S. HENKEL
Phone: 727-502-8028
Fax: 727-502-8182
Email: hhenkel at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey - St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
600 Fourth St. South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Size: 0.12
Distribution Format: georeferenced TIFF
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 727-803-8747 ext. 3130
Fax: 727-803-2032
Email: tom_j_smith at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
600 Fourth Street South
City: St. Petersburg
Province or State: FL
Postal Code: 33701
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Fennema, R. J.; Neidrauer, C. J.; Johnson, R. A.; MacVicar, T. K.; Perkins, W. A. 1994, A computer model to simulate natural Everglades hydrology, Delray Beach, FL, St. Lucie Press,
in The Everglades: The Ecosystem and Its Restoration, S. M. Davis and J. C. Ogden, editors
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-04-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-27
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