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NEW HORIZONS FOR THE NATIONAL HIGH-ALTITUDE PHOTOGRAPHY PROGRAM.

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Abstract

The National High-Altitude Photography Program (NHAP) is a multi-Federal agency activity to acquire uniform imagery for the establishment of a national high-altitude photographic data base. Since the inception of NHAP in 1980, black-and-white and color infrared stereoscopic imagery has been acquired for about 50% of the 3,000,000 square miles in the conterminous United States. An additional 40% of the 48-State area is under contract to private aerial survey firms, and the sixth and final contract to achieve complete once-over coverage will be awarded early in 1985. Extensive use has been made of the newly established data base. The participating agencies have begun studies to define the requirements for a maintenance program which would provide cyclic coverage of the conterminous United States and imagery for specific agency needs.

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Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
NEW HORIZONS FOR THE NATIONAL HIGH-ALTITUDE PHOTOGRAPHY PROGRAM.
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Publisher:
Augustana Coll
Publisher location:
Sioux Falls, SD, USA
First page:
172
Conference Title:
Proceedings - Pecora VIII Symposium: Satellite Land Remote Sensing Advancements for the Eighties.
Conference Location:
Sioux Falls, ND, USA