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Fall 2017 North Caledon Imagery Now Available

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New 15cm aerial imagery is now available on MapWarehouse for the area of North Caledon. Imagery was acquired as “leaf-off” by First Base Solutions on November 28, 2017. Please be sure to check the item info to identify Fall or Spring image sets.


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LiDAR Now Available

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1 meter LiDAR bare earth coverage is now available on MapWarehouse for the Greater Toronto Area. Samples and more…


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Now Scheduling Flights

Flying season begins as soon as the snow melts. Contact us right away to request aerial imagery collection to ensure we can accommodate you during our busy “leaf off” image collection season.


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Decision Guide: Ground or Aerial Survey?

Decision Guide: Ground or Aerial Survey?

Quick Answer: Both!

Detailed topographic mapping from our MapWarehouse archives is popular with civil engineers to model terrain in 3D. Users can predict the flow of surface water, air movement, acoustic modeling, sight line analysis, make volumetric calculations, and even show depth on a flat image when used together with orthophoto. Most big projects, however, also have a ground survey component. Why buy DEM or contour mapping if you need a survey anyway? One's not better than the other, they both have their place in the project life cycle. Take a detailed look:

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Cost-Effective Aerial Imaging

Cost-Effective Aerial Imaging
UAV’s, or Drones as they are often called, have exploded into geospatial applications over the past few years. They offer a cost effective method to deploy and capture imaging that can be processed using photogrammetric methods to generate such diverse deliverables as DEM’s, volumetric analysis or simple images that can be used to record progression of construction projects or lifecycle status of infrastructure.

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