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 Images from Hurricane Rita
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The imagery posted on this site is of the Gulf coast after Hurricane Rita made landfall.

This imagery was acquired by the NOAA Remote Sensing Division to support NOAA national security and emergency response requirements. In addition, it will be used for ongoing research efforts for testing and developing standards for airborne digital imagery.

Please note that these images are uncorrected and not rotated. The approximate ground sample distance (GSD) for each pixel is 37 cm (1.2 feet). The images have 60% forward overlap, and sidelap unknown. Image file size is between 2 MB and 3 MB.

Index Maps:

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Click on the image on the left to locate and view individual images.

Click here for additional Information, including batch downloads and Exterior Orientation files.

In an effort to acquire imagery in a timely manner, clouds may be present in the imagery.

NOTE: The date of the photography can be derived from the first 3 characters of the image name. Image names beginning with 269 were acquired Sept 25, 2005.
Other Emergency Response Imagery:
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NOAA News Story   Last Modified: October 13, 2005 3:23 PM
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