USE & CARE OF MARKHURD 2005 DIGITAL ORTHOPHOTO DATA
In April 2004, an agreement for the use of Markhurd 2005 Digital Orthophoto data was signed by Metropolitan Council and Markhurd. The agreement makes 2005 Digital Orthophoto data available to MetroGIS participants (all cities, townships, school districts, watershed districts, and counties in the Metropolitan Area; regional and state agencies; federal government agencies with geospatial activities within the Metropolitan Area; and any Minnesota academic institution of higher learning). The Metropolitan Council has funded the licensing of the 2005 Digital Orthophoto data for use by these organizations to promote standardization and sharing of geographic information.
This is intended to serve as an overview of the use of and access to Markhurd 2005 Digital Orthophoto data for MetroGIS participants. MetroGIS Participants, please follow these license agreement and ordering instructions. Please refer to the license agreement for full details. Detailed information about the 2005 Digital Orthophotography data is available in the metadata. Ordering instructions and order form are provided below. All others please contact MARKHURD at markhurd.com or 763-420-9606.
The use of this data is subject to the terms and conditions of the license agreement with Metropolitan Council and MARKHURD.
While there is no charge for the license, there are some responsibilities that users agree to abide by, including:
There are a total of 5 DVDs for the Twin Cities 7-county metropolitan area that contain black & white, color and color-infrared orthophotos in MrSID format. All the black and white DOQs are on 1 DVD. All the color DOQs are contained on 2 DVDs and all the color-infrared are contained on 2 DVDs. The 2005 Digital Orthophoto data is available to MetroGIS participants, after the user license agreement has been executed, on DVDs that may be purchased for the cost of the copy and handling. The process for accessing the 2005 Digital Orthophoto data is as follows:
For additional information, please contact the Regional Data Center at: