New Jersey 2017 National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP) Orthophotography
NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS)
This Web Map Service (WMS) layer serves natural color imagery from the 2017 National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) for New Jersey. NAIP acquires 4-band digital ortho imagery during the agricultural growing seasons in the U.S. A primary goal of the NAIP program is to enable availability of of ortho imagery within sixty days of acquisition. The source imagery used is 1 meter ground sample distance (GSD) ortho imagery rectified within +/- 6 meters to true ground at a 95% confidence level. NAIP imagery is formatted to the UTM coordinate system using NAD83. NAIP imagery may contain as much as 10% cloud cover per tile. Georeferenced Tagged Image File Format (GeoTIFFs) for NJ were acquired by the NJ Office of Information Technology and reprocessed for the WMS. Please note that the WMS resamples the data, so the locations and characteristics of features shown by the service are not identical to the reprocessed image files.
Horizontal Position Accuracy
FSA Digital Orthophoto Specs. Because the WMS provides a resampled image, the accuracy of this image may be slightly poorer. This effect has not been examined in a quantitative manner.
Acknowledgement of “NJ Office of Information Technology (NJOIT), Office of Geographic Information Systems (OGIS)” as the WMS source would be appreciated. Reference date for the data set in a citation should be 2017.
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