Remote sensing resources for Idaho.



U.S. Geological Survey


Boise State University

Idaho State University

University of Idaho

Aerial Imagery

Aerial imagery consists of photographs of natural and cultural features at the land surface taken from an elevated position. Statewide spatial resolution of aerial photographs is typically one meter. [Read more]

Ortho-Rectified Aerial Photograph Sources:

  • National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP)
  • USGS Digital Orthophoto Quadrangles (DOQs)
  • National Aerial Photography Program (NAPP)
  • National High Altitude Photography Program (NHAP)

Applications:  cartography, land-use planning, environmental assessment, archaeology, property/real estate analysis, engineering and telecommunications applications

NAIP image - Menan Buttes

Links to Idaho aerial imagery: