Aerial Photography 2000

Alternative Title

Dataset Language

Vertical,ortho-rectified aerial imagery covering all of Hertfordshire plus certain additional areas including Luton and Stansted Airports and part of North London
Topic Category

Keyword Value: Aerial Photography 2000
Originating Controlled Vocabulary: GEMET - INSPIRE Spatial Data Themes (GEMET)
Originating Controlled Vocabulary Citation: 2008-01-01
Temporal Extent

from 2000-04 to 2000-07
Dataset Reference Date

Date: 2000
Date Type: Creation

Specification: Colour, vertical aerial photography to RICS specification, Quality: The photography shall be of an image quality and geometry suitable for photogrammetric mapping and raster scanning.
Its intended use includes land use interpretation, planning and engineering applications.Camera: Air survey camera,
Lens unit: 152mm focal length, calibrated, cleaned, tested and certified, Forward-motion compensator:Yes, Nominal scale: 1:10000, Flight lines: Straight and level, aligned North/South,
Lateral overlap 25% (between 15% and 35%),Forward overlap: 60% (between 55% and 65%), Camera orientation: Camera tilt shall not normally exceed 2 degrees and crab shall not exceed 5 degrees
Product: Orthophotography, Geo-referenced raster image, Minimum resolution True 1200dpi, Pixel/ground resolution: 25cm, Maximum viewing scale: 1:1250, Number of colours:24 bit

To read about the methodology used to obtain the 2000 AP please see here
Hertfordshire 1,664 sq km
Vertical Extent

Spatial Reference System

OSGB36 - National Grid of Great Britain
Spatial Resolution

True 1200dpi
Resource Locator

Layerfile for use by HCC internal staff: \Geodata\AirPhoto\year2000
Responsible Organisation

Bluesky and Infoterra
Role: Resource Provider,Owner, Distributor, Originator, Author.
Limitations on Public Access

Use Constraints

The agreement allows the use of the data as follows: -
1. The use of the data by any employee of the licence holder for internal use.
2. Use by the licence holder on own Intranet facilities at full resolution.
3. Use by the licence holder on Web Site at full resolution provided the Web
Site is wholly owned by a public sector organisation. Use of the data on any other Web Site is strictly prohibited. 4. Use of the data in the creation of internal documents.
5. Use of the data for illustration within non-profit making publicity material for the public.
6. Use of the data by third parties where formal Partnership Agreements exist for analysis and creation of documents and Publicity material for non-profit making activities. The data licence for the third party would end at the cessation of the Partnership.
7. Use of the data within Libraries (to members of the public for specific research purposes within a research area on one machine. Hard copy prints outs must be black and white only and no copying of the digital data is permitted.)
8. Use within licence holder educational establishments for teaching purposes.
9. The number of copies that can be made by the licence holder for internal use is unlimited.
Please note, any reproductions of the photography whether hard copy or digital must have the copyright statement ‘Copyright GeoPerspectives’ visible on or near the image.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Product shall remain the exclusive property of the Publishers Bluesky and Infoterra. This data is supplied without guarantee or any warranty as to the accuracy, currency or completeness, and is provided as is, excluding any warranties of any
kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law,including (but not limited to) satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose.
Additional information

Resource Identifier


Commission Regulation (EU) No 1089/2010 of 23 November 2010 implementing Directive 2007/2/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
as regards interoperability of spatial data sets and services.
Re-designing HCC Data for INSPIRE not done
Equivalent scale

Bounding box
0.76, 0.22, 51.58, 52.10
Quality scope
Spatial representation type

Character encoding
Data quality
Maintenance information
maintenance and update frequency:notPlanned
update scope:
maintenance note:
Metadata update date
Metadata Language

Metadata Point of Contact

Hertfordshire County Council - Corporate GIS Team
Resource Type

6 Dataset
File Identifier
Hierarchy level name
Parent identifier
Metadata standard name

Metadata standard version
Review date

OSGB36 National Grid Bounding Coordinates

West: 486000 East: 552000 North: 245000 South: 189000
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