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Indy 3D
Indianapolis recently received their 3D model of the downtown area. Here is a sneak peek!

Image courtesy Indianapolis Mapping and Geographic Infrastructure System (IMAGIS)
The Census Bureau is very happy to announce that as of April 1st, TIGER/Line Shapefiles are now available for download at the following URL: http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/index.html
Another new interactive map—the Indiana Historical Aerial Photo Index (IHAPI)—is now available to help identify and retrieve historical aerial photographs. More than 950 large-format photomosaic index maps in the IGS archive were scanned and georeferenced, and then mosaicked to produce 466 county-based images dating from the 1930s to the 1980s. From these images, a point index was created showing the upper-right corners of 113,035 individual historical aerial photographs.


IHAPI allows users to easily locate a site of interest and determine unique identification numbers for individual photos. Copies of the photos can then be ordered from the various archival collections where they are housed, including the IGS archive. (The actual historical aerial photos cannot be downloaded using IHAPI.) A narrated video tutorial is also available on the Web site.
Link to IHAPI http://www.igs.indiana.edu/ihapi
April 21, 2008 - By February 2009, any Landsat archive scene selected by a user will be processed, at no charge, automatically to a standard product recipe and staged for electronic retrieval. In addition, newly acquired scenes meeting a cloud cover threshold of 20% or below will be processed to the standard recipe and placed on line for at least three months, after which they will remain available for selection from the archive. Details can be found in the USGS Technical Announcement http://landsat.usgs.gov/images/squares/USGS_Landsat_Imagery_Release.pdf (66.8 KB).

To contact the Landsat Project the email address is: landsat@usgs.gov U.S. Department of the Interior
U.S. Geological Survey.

The Landsat Project is managed by the U.S. Geological Survey under authority established by Presidential Decision Directive NSTC-3.