Regional Digital Orthophotography

2016 Regional Digital Orthophotography

Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) has coordinated with local, State and Federal partners to acquire new 6' resolution natural color digital orthophotography. The flight was conducted in Spring of 2016, and covers and area of approximately 2,817 square miles in and around the Albuquerque metropolitan area. A full set of this imagery is available upon request.

Map

View 2016 digital orthoimagery area map (JPG).

2014 Regional Digital Orthophotography

MRCOG has coordinated with local, State and Federal partners to acquire new 6' resolution natural color digital orthophotography in Spring of 2014. This data is available upon written request.

2012 Regional Digital Orthophotography

MRCOG has coordinated with local, State and Federal partners to acquire new 6' resolution natural color digital orthophotography in Spring of 2012.

2010 Regional Digital Orthophotography

2010 digital orthophotography is available upon written request from MRCOG. MRCOG managed the cooperatively funded project of 16 Federal, State, local, and tribal governments for the acquisition and production of 6" GSD natural color digital orthophotography for 2610 square miles in central New Mexico. 

The project includes the following cooperating entities: City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA), Bernalillo County, Kirtland Air Force Base, Village of Los Lunas, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD), New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT), City of Rio Rancho, Sandia Pueblo, Sandia National Laboratories, Santa Ana Pueblo, Southern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority (SSCAFCA), U.S. Geological Survey, and Valencia County.

Imagery was acquired March-May 2010. Bohannan Huston, Inc. (BHI) was the contractor for this project.

Map

View 2010 digital orthoimagery area map (PDF).

2008 Regional Digital Orthophotography

In the Spring of 2008 Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) acquired over 2200 square miles of natural color, high resolution (1/2 foot GSD) digital orthoimagery in portions of 5 counties (Sandoval, Bernalillo, Santa Fe, Torrance and Valencia). This was a cooperative project with 17 local, State and Federal agencies participating.

Project cooperators included: 

  • Albuquerque / Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
  • Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo and Flood Control Authority
  • Bernalillo County
  • City of Albuquerque
  • City of Rio Rancho
  • Isleta Pueblo
  • Kirtland Air Force Base
  • Mid-Region Council of Governments
  • Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District
  • Sandia National Laboratory
  • Sandia Pueblo
  • Santa Ana Pueblo
  • Santa Fe County
  • Town of Belen
  • Town of Edgewood
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Village of Los Lunas

Imagery was acquired in late March and early April 2008. Bohannan Huston, Inc. (BHI) was the contractor for this project.

Map

Map showing Coverage Extent for the 2008 Digital Orthoimagery (PDF)