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LARIAC4 Status Meeting and LARIAC5 Kick-off Meeting

Hello LARIAC participants,


This Thursday (7/28/16) we have our LARIAC4 status update, and LARIAC 5 kick-off meeting.  The agenda is attached. This is an important meeting to attend. Pictometry will be providing lunch after the meeting, so it is important that you RSVP so we can get an idea of how much […]

LA County Image Change App

Explore changes over time in LA County using our high resolution LAR-IAC imagery.  Click and drag the time slider bar to see the changes between 2014 and 2011 imagery. Several bookmarks have been created for you to quickly see some cool examples of development and the effects of drought on the landscape (e.g. LAX, […]

LA County GIS Viewer adds 2014 LARIAC Imagery

Starting January 2014, the Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium (LARIAC) – click here for more details – funded the acquisition of updated 4-inch resolution orthogonal imagery.  A preliminary dataset has been delivered to the County, and it is now available in the LA County GIS Viewer.

Note – 2014 […]

What is 3DEP?

A comparison of an air photo and a lidar image of an area along Secondary Road and Camp Creek, 12 miles north of John Day, OR. The lidar image allows identification of landslide activity that is otherwise masked by trees

I wanted to pass this along, since it is a change […]

How To Interpret a Satellite Image

This is a good read; and not too long. From Earth Imaging Journal, January/February 2014.

Five basic strategies will help you discover a wealth of knowledge.

Click here for the article. Credits to: Holli Riebeek, NASA Earth Observatory (http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov), Greenbelt, Md.


Is Your Roof Ready?

Make your building stand out!

LARIAC4 is underway! Planes are in the area and aerial imagery is going to be captured from now through March/April 2014. Make your building standout!

We did a few posts regarding this from our last flyover in early 2011…they are still relevant.

Click […]

Pictometry Connect for ArcGIS Desktop 10.2

Pictometry has released its extension for ArcGIS Deskop 10.2, which allows users to access oblique imagery from Pictometry Online inside of their desktop software.

I have uploaded the software installation package, release notes, and instructions on the GIS Data Portal LARIAC section

LARIAC4 approved by the Board


This Tuesday, December 3rd, the LA County Board of Supervisors approved the contract with Pictometry International Corp to acquire digital aerial imagery and QAQC services – collectively known as LARIAC4.

Link to the Board Agenda (LARIAC4 is item 15) Link to the Approved contract

As the project director, I am excited […]

How LARIAC benefits local governments

A nice article came out today about LARIAC – just in time for GIS Day!

Read the article here.

I’ll be posting some pictures about our event today – hope you can make it!

Link to GIS Day page

You’re Invited – Just Need to Register – For Thursday’s L4 Meeting in Carson

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER FOR BREAKFAST! Need that by 10 AM Wed, 11/13/13.

FREE EVENT, BUT PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE SO WE CAN PLAN FOR BREAKFAST! –> http://alturl.com/cfpo6The Los Angeles Region Imagery Acquisition Consortium (LARIAC) is looking for cities and public agencies that operate in Los Angeles County to attend a FREE […]