[Talk-us] How to use 2010 NAIP imagery for tracing?

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Nov 26 19:39:12 GMT 2010


On 11/26/10 1:52 PM, Ian Dees wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 26, 2010 at 12:33 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:neroute2 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     The WMS URLs on
>     http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/National_Agriculture_Imagery_Program
>     don't have the latest imagery available from NAIP, which is
>     downloadable as huge (1 gig) georeferenced MrSID files. Is there any
>     way to use these as a background for tracing?
>
>
> Stay tuned: "something" is coming in the next month for NAIP.
>
> For now, use my test tile cache with slippymap plugin by adding the 
> following lines to your ~/.josm/preferences file:
>
> slippymap.custom_tile_source_1.ext=jpg
> slippymap.custom_tile_source_1.name 
> <http://slippymap.custom_tile_source_1.name>=NAIP
> slippymap.custom_tile_source_1.url=http://cube.telascience.org:8000/naip
>
> (Change the _1 to the next unused number in your custom tile source list).
thanks, that's very nice to have. the resolution isn't quite as high as the
USGS wms layer i've been using, but the alignment looks good and the
coverage is much, much better.

richard

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