ArcGIS Online World Imagery service provides one metre or better satellite and aerial imagery in many parts of the world and lower resolution satellite imagery worldwide. The map includes 15m TerraColor imagery at small and mid-scales (591M down to 72k), 2.5m SPOT Imagery (288k to 72k) for the world, and USGS 15m Landsat imagery for Antarctica. The map features 0.3m resolution imagery in the continental United States and parts of Western Europe from DigitalGlobe. Additional DigitalGlobe sub-meter imagery is featured in many parts of the world including South America.
Imagery is integrated into all aspects of the ArcGIS platform from desktop to server and from field to cloud. There are many different ways to access imagery for your projects. Below are some of the most popular options.
ArcGIS Online Image Services
These image services provide quick and simple access to large collections of multi-resolution, multi-source imagery data.
- The World Imagery Basemap offers access to large collections of multi-resolution imagery
- Landsat imagery, based on Global Land Survey (GLS) datasets, was created by the US Geological Survey (USGS) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- NaturalVue 15m resolution satellite imagery of the world created by MDA Information Systems delivered as both a map and an image service
DigitalGlobe: Premium Satellite Imagery & Elevation Data Services
Esri Canada provides users with access to 30cm resolution satellite imagery data from DigitalGlobe.
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