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Desktop Image Service Updates

October 29, 2015

All Government of Yukon image services have been optimized to significantly improve performance, and display.

The following image services are now available to Government of Yukon desktop users here: \\iserver\layerfiles\imagery\

High Resolution Satellites: this service includes all Government of Yukon satellite imagery with pixel resolutions of 1 metre or better. Sensors contained in this service include: GeoEye-1 (50cm), Ikonos (80cm-1m), Pleiades 1 (50cm), QuickBird (60cm), WorldView-1 (50cm) and WorldView-2 (50cm). The imagery in this service is licensed to the Government of Yukon.

Med-Low Resolution Satellites: this service now includes all Government of Yukon satellite imagery with pixel resolutions from 1.5m to 15m. Sensors contained in this service include: SPOT-5 (5m), SPOT-6 (1.5m), IRS (5m and 10m) and Landsat-7 (15m). All the imagery in this service, not including Landsat, is licensed to the Government of Yukon.

Aerial Photographs: this service includes aerial photographs supplied by Government of Yukon, Natural Resources Canada and the City of Whitehorse. Image resolutions in the Aerial Photographs service have pixel resolution ranging from 4cm to 4.5m. Imagery in this service is publically available on request.

SPOT - NRCan : this service includes SPOT-4 and SPOT-5 imagery collected during the 2005-2010 Canadian Medium Resolution Imaging project. Coverage is provided for most of the Yukon. Scenes available are panchromatic, and have a pixel resolution of 10m.

this service includes SPOT-4 and SPOT-5 imagery collected during the 2005-2010 Canadian Medium Resolution Imaging project. Coverage is provided for most of the Yukon. Scenes available are panchromatic, and have a pixel resolution of 10m.

RadarSat2: this service includes radar imagery with pixel resolutions ranging from 3m to 6.25m. Images contained in this service cover the Carcross, Donjek River, White River and Tagish areas.

this service includes radar imagery with pixel resolutions ranging from 3m to 6.25m. Images contained in this service cover the Carcross, Donjek River, White River and Tagish areas.

Colour Infrared Aerial Photographs: this service contains 50cm aerial imagery for a large portion of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nation Traditional Territory. The imagery in this service covers the near infrared spectral bands. Imagery included in this service was captured in August 2013.

Landsat-7 15m mosaic - this image service contains the 1999-2000 panchromatic Landsat-7 mosaic for most of the Yukon. The resolution for this service is 15m.

Landsat-7 90m hillshade mosaic - this image service contains the 1999-2000 colour Landsat-7 mosaic for the entire Yukon. This mosaic has a hillshade effect applied.

 

 

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