QUICKBIRD PRODUCT COMPARISON

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					                  RGIS CONFERENCE OCTOBER 23, 2003
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      Presentation Overview:

      • Introduction Of Presenter
      • National Imagery Interpretability Scale (NIIRS)
      • DigitalGlobe’s Quickbird Panchromatic 2’ (60cm) Imagery
      • Bolder County Colorado 1.5’ Panchromatic Imagery
      • Panchromatic Imagery 1.5’ And 2’ Comparisons
      • Panchromatic And Natural Color Imagery Uses/Comparison
      • Panchromatic And Natural Color Nadir and Off Nadir
        Imagery Uses/Comparison
      • DigitalGlobe’s Multispectral 8’ (2.4m) Imagery Uses/Comparison
      • Questions And Answers



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    J. Edward Kunz, Executive V.P. Emap International, LLC

    • 13 Years Geospatial Data Services Experience
    • On Staff At University Of Phoenix (Quality Management Focus)
    • Former Senior Project Manager at Industry Leader Aerial Data
      Reduction (ADR) Later BAE SYSTEMS ADR
    • Project/Program Manager of Numerous of Federal, Local
      Government, Utility and Private Sector Photogrammetric Mapping
      Projects (FEMA, DOE, City and County, Electric Utilities and
      Flood, Property/Casualty and Re-Insures)
    • International Mapping Projects Marketing Experience
      (Central/South America)
    • Published Author, Lecturer, and Experienced Geospatial Data
      Services Proposal Manager
    • Former Project Manager and Database Administrator of Allegheny
      County, PA GIS
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      • National Imagery Interpretability Scale (NIIRS)
              • Developed by the Intelligence Community and administered by the
                Imagery Resolution Assessment and Reporting Standards (IRARS)
                Committee
              • Developed for use with Panchromatic Imagery
              • 10 Graduated Levels 0 (Lowest) - 9 (Highest)
              • Three Main, Very Limited Categories, for Civil Applications
                      • Natural
                      • Agricultural
                      • Urban/Industrial
              • No Standards for Natural Color or Multispectral Imagery
              • Category Criteria Mainly Based Upon Military Type Applications
              • NIIRS Site: http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/niirs_c/guide.htm
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      • QuickBird 2’ (60 cm) Panchromatic Imagery
              • Reviewed per Civil National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale
                (NIIRS) Levels For Natural, Agricultural and Urban/Industrial
                Features with Additional Pertinent Features/Applications Inferred
              • Level 5 (200-400 scale mapping features present)
                      • Appropriate for use on a desktop GIS system
                      • Appropriate for local government mapping applications




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      • Boulder County CO 1.5’ Panchromatic Imagery
           1999 Vintage (For Comparison)
              • NIIRS Level 5-6 (200 scale mapping)
                      •   Street Centerlines and Turn Lane Arrows
                      •   Curb Lines
                      •   Building Roof Lines
                      •   Evidence of Property Ownership (Parcels)
                      •   Sidewalks and Driveways
                      •   Evidence of Structure Usage Types (Commercial, Residential, Industrial,
                          Agricultural, etc.)
                      •   Individual Crop Rows
                      •   Cultivated/Fallow Fields and/or Pasture
                      •   Large Farm Equipment
                      •   Large Livestock

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      • QuickBird 2’ (60 cm) Panchromatic Longmont CO Imagery
              • NIIRS Level 5 (200-400 scale mapping)
                      •   Street Centerlines and Turn Lane Arrows
                      •   Curb Lines
                      •   Building Roof Lines
                      •   Evidence of Property Ownership (Parcels)
                      •   Sidewalks and Driveways
                      •   Basketball/Tennis Courts
                      •   Parking Space Lines
                      •   Evidence of Structure Usage Types (Commercial, Residential, Industrial
                          Agricultural, etc.)
                      •   Individual Crop Rows
                      •   Cultivated/Fallow Fields and/or Pasture
                      •   Large Farm Equipment
                      •   Large Livestock

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      • QuickBird 2’ (60 cm) Panchromatic Longmont CO Imagery
           Continued

              • Approximates traditional digital orthophotos at 1.5’ resolution
                produced from:
                      • A 6” aerial camera (RC 30 or equivalent)
                      • 1”=1,200’ – 1”=1666’ photo negative scale photography (Photography
                        captured at between 7,200’ and 10,000’ AMT)
                      • Scanned at between 12 and 15 microns




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    1.5’ Standard Digital Orthophoto             2’ Quickbird Digital Orthophoto
         Captured Spring 1999                        Captured Spring 2002
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    1.5’ Standard Digital Orthophoto (Truck Farm) Captured Spring 1999
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                       New Structure




      2’ Quickbird Digital Orthophoto (Truck Farm) Captured Spring 2002
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                                     Large Livestock In Pasture




                       1.5’ Standard Digital Orthophoto Captured Spring 1999
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            Large Livestock In Pasture




                       2’ Quickbird Digital Orthophoto Captured Spring 2002
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      • QuickBird 2’ (60 cm) Panchromatic And Natural Color
           Imagery

                       • Additional Important Applications
                           • Monitoring of development sites
                           • Monitoring and detecting point source pollutants
                       • Applications Examples
                           •   Parcel and building management/codes enforcement
                           •   Detecting natural verses man-made features
                           •   Surface effects of mining activities
                           •   Industrial/human wastes detection and tracking in the riparian environment
                       • Approximates traditional 1.5’ digital orthophotos produced from:
                           • A 6” aerial camera (RC 30 or equivalent)
                           • 1”=1,200’ – 1”=1666’ photo negative scale photography (Photography
                             captured at between 7,200’ and 10,000’ AMT)
                           • Scanned at between 12 and 15 microns

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                       Area Of Earth Disturbance                      Expanded Area Of Earth Disturbance




  1.5’ Standard Digital Orthophoto                            2’ Quickbird Digital Orthophoto
       Captured Spring 1999                                       Captured Spring 2002

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            Underlying 2’ Quickbird Panchromatic Digital Orthophoto
                    And GIS Layer Of Structure Roof Prints
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        2’ Natural Color Digital Orthophoto Of Surface Mining Activities

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      • QuickBird 2’ (60 cm) Low Angle Imagery <5º Nadir
                  • Nadir
                        • Point at which sensor is directly over target area
                  • Equivalent to True Orthophoto
                        • Orthophoto developed from image captured directly over target area
                  • Minimal Building Lean/Shadows
                  • Minimal Natural Features Shadows
                  • Large Sensor Capture Area Does Not Require Multiple Spot Shots
                        • Appropriate for use on a desktop GIS system
                        • Appropriate for local government mapping applications
                            • Urban areas with tall buildings (removes shadows and building lean)
                            • Bridges and Overpasses (removes wave effect)
                        • Appropriate for regional planning applications
                            • Natural areas of high relief (designating areas that should be protected from
                              development due to high grade)

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                                                             Note: Trees In Courtyard
                                                             Minimal Roof Shadows




          Quickbird Low Angle 2’ Panchromatic Imagery Of Tampa, FL
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      • QuickBird 2’ (60 cm) Mid-Range Angle Imagery ~15º Nadir
                  •    Not Equivalent to a True Orthophoto
                  •    Some Building Lean
                  •    Some Natural Features Shadows
                  •    No Appreciable Loss of Imagery Quality
                           • Appropriate for use on a desktop GIS system
                           • Appropriate for local government mapping applications
                               • Areas with few tall buildings (small amount of data loss due to building lean,
                                 allows portions of building sides and sides of other structures, silos etc. to be
                                 seen)
                           • Appropriate for regional planning applications
                               • Natural areas of high relief (small amount of data loss due to shadows,
                                 allows partial viewing of hill/mountain sides as well as retaining walls)



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                                  Moderate Shadowing
                                  From Tall Structures




Quickbird 2’ Mid-Range Angle Natural Color Imagery Of San Diego, CA
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                                                             Note: Tile Mosaic Of Western
                                                             Hemisphere At Navy Building




Quickbird 2’ Mid-Range Angle Natural Color Imagery Of Washington, DC
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      • QuickBird 2’ (60cm) High Angle Imagery ~28º Nadir
      • Not Equivalent to a True Orthophoto
      • Appreciable Building Lean with significant image obscuration
      • Non-traditional GIS application, but provides additional contextual
        information such as details of building facades
                  • Police and Fires (e.g., Building access)
      • No Appreciable Loss of Imagery Quality
                  • Appropriate for use on a desktop GIS system
                  • Appropriate for local government mapping applications
                        • Local planning including oblique imagery for use in site planning and rendering of
                          building facades in a 3-D environment
                        • Urban areas with no tall buildings (large amount of data loss due to building lean)
                  • Appropriate for regional planning applications
                        • Natural areas of low relief (large amount of data loss due to shadows in areas of
                          high relief)
                        • Natural areas of high relief (allows viewing of hill/mountain sides, retaining walls)
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  Quickbird High Angle (Oblique) Panchromatic Image Of San Francisco

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      • QuickBird 8’ (2.4 m) Multispectral Imagery
                  • Highest Resolution Multispectral Imagery Available
                        •   Space Imaging IKONOS 4m
                        •   SPOT 20m
                        •   Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRS) 23m
                        •   Landsat 30m
                  • Level 3 (Roads, Open-Pit Mines etc. Mapping features present)
                        • Appropriate for use on a desktop GIS system
                        • Important Applications
                              • Potential Vegetation Health Monitoring
                              • Environmental Compliance
                        • Applications Examples
                              • Damage Caused by Wastewater/Agricultural Run-off
                              • Designation of Environmentally Sensitive Areas
                              • Fire Damage Monitoring

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                                                               Irrigation Unit




          2.4 Meter Quickbird Multispectral Image (Note Irrigated Fields)

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      4 Meter Multispectral Image                 20 Meter Multispectral Image
      Courtesy of Space Imaging                   Courtesy of SPOT




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  23 Meter Multispectral Image                    30 Meter Multispectral Image
  Courtesy of IRS                                 Courtesy of Earthsat




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      Questions and Answers:




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