Dec 11, 2008

SDMI Briefing Paper

A one page briefing paper summarizing SDMI goals and status as of July 2007 is now available.

From the briefing:


Alaska’s Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative is an interagency effort to produce high-resolution, digital base maps of the entire state. Existing topographic maps of Alaska are more than 40 years old, and it’s common to find inaccuracies of up to a quarter-mile. Government and military operations and, just as importantly, private entities, need accurate digital base maps to succeed in computerized data environments. This initiative is timely because Alaska is the only state without digital imagery and elevation maps at nationally accepted standards.

Read more… SDMI Briefing Paper: July 13, 2007 (36 kB)

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