USGS Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) available for download EarthExplorer

Contributed By: Larry Biehl IndianaView Coordinator Purdue University, Young Hall 942 155 South Grant Street West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108 Email: Tel: (765) 494-3529 USGS Landsat Analysis Ready Data (ARD) for the conterminous United States are now available for download from EarthExplorer (  Eventually, Landsat 1-5 Multispectral Sensor (MSS) data will also be included in […]

FREE* Google Earth Engine Resources and Tutorials

Contributed By: Larry Biehl  IndianaView Coordinator Purdue University, Young Hall 942 155 South Grant Street West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108 Tel: (765) 494-3529 email: Google Earth Engine (GEE) is a cloud based image analysis program. GEE allows the use of Google’s massive storage and computational power to perform imagery analysis and visualization on a planetary scale. GEE […]

IndianaView – Landsat county images for all 92 Indiana counties

Contributed by:  Larry Biehl IndianaView Coordinator 155 South Grant Street Young Hall 942 West Lafayette, IN 47907-2108 Tel: (765) 494-3529 Landsat data have been prepared for all of the counties in Indiana. The data sets represent a rectangular area which includes the county. The data sets also represent a temporal sampling across 30 years for […]

Earth as Art 4: A Fusion of Science and Art | Science Features

At first glance, science and art might seem like an unlikely pairing. Yet throughout history, the intersection of these two fields has often resulted in science-based works of sublime beauty. Consider Leonardo da Vinci’s sketches and models of his ingenious flying machines. Naturalist John J. Audubon’s detailed paintings of North American birds. Maps meticulously penned […]

April 2016 Roadshow Announcement – 2016-2018 Indiana Statewide Orthoimagery Program

2016 Purdue Road School – Using Indiana LiDAR Data and Future Uses of Orthoimagery

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016 four members of Indiana’s geospatial community presented on Indiana LiDAR and Orthoimagery data and applications at the 2016 Purdue Road School.  Copies of each presentation are attached. Jim Stout, 39 Degrees North: Intro to Aerial Orthophotography S122.1 2016 Purdue Road School – Jim Stout Intro to Orthoimagery Phil Worrall, IGIC: […]

The Changing Geospatial Landscape – A Second Look

A Report of the National Geospatial Advisory Committee, December 2015 the-changing-geospatial-landscape-second-look This is the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) report to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)  that takes a second look at NGAC’s original report to the FGDC in 2009.  The title of this report “The Changing Geospatial Landscape” is even more relevant today […]

Indiana 2016 Planned Acquisition for Statewide National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) Imagery

NAIP imagery acquisition for Indiana is being planned by FSA for 2016. The NAIP acquires digital ortho imagery during the agricultural growing seasons in the contiguous U.S (lower 48 states). It is intended to provide current information of agricultural conditions in support of USDA farm programs. The NAIP imagery may contain as much as 10% […]

Indiana 2016 – 2018 Statewide Orthoimagery RFP

  SEPTEMBER 3, 2015, INDIANAPOLIS, IN The Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA), acting on behalf of the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT), released a Request for Proposal (RFP) today to acquire new statewide color digital orthoimagery and ancillary products for the Geographic Information Office (GIO). Click HERE to download the RFP and all attachments to the proposal.

GIO Announces New 2016 – 2018 Statewide Orthophotography Program

JUNE 1, 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana: Jim Sparks, State of Indiana Geographic Information Officer announced today that funding has been secured for the first year of a three year update cycle of Indiana’s statewide orthophotography.  The update project will operate as follows: The base product is 12-inch resolution, 4-band, leaf-off orthoimagery.  This base product will be delivered at […]