Aerial Imagery (2001)

This aerial imagery was captured in 2001 in a cooperative project between the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and Regional Planning.

It represents the initial imagery capture by the County of Los Angeles, which later become the Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium (LAR-IAC).

Three imagery resolutions were captured:

  • 1 foot imagery in Urban Areas
  • 1 Meter imagery for the urban/forest interface
  • 2 meter imagery for the national forest.

1 foot capture area

1 meter capture area

2 meter capture area


Detailed (1 foot)

Resolution Comparison

Layer File (for internal County Staff)

EMERGE Imagery (2001) Layer File (with all three resolutions)

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Data Field Descriptions

Three banded image (RGB):

  • Band 1: Red
  • Band 2: Green
  • Band 3: Blue

GIS Source Information
Database Name: EGIS_IMAGERY
Feature Class Name: EMERGE_1METER_2001
Feature Dataset Name (if applicable):
Reference Date: 2001
Accuracy: Thomas Brothers
Update Frequency: Unknown
Access Constraints:None

Contact Information
Thomas Browne

County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Works
900 S. Fremont Ave

Alhambra, CA 91803
(626) 458-7178

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