Monday, July 01, 2013

More Free Aerial Images From Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Released

Now, 85% of New Zealand’s most current publicly held aerial imagery data has been opened up for public reuse. Land Information Minister Maurice Williamson today.

Aerial imagery is a key piece of location-based information, and opening access to such information is central to the goals of the New Zealand Geospatial Strategy.

It’s captured from satellites, airborne sensors and cameras. Aerial imagery provides an accurate photographic representation of the earth’s surface and the features on it, at a snap shot in time. It can be used to visualise landscape, or to understand how an area has evolved over time.

Download the datasets here.

SOURCE Press Release


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