The landscape changes continually as a result of human activity and natural forces. These changes can have impaction ecosystem management, community planning and development, and property revenue assessments. Unlike many location based service companies Sanborn visually locates these areas of change in vast geographic datasets can be much like looking for a needle in a haystack.
To eliminate the time and expense of visually searching data for changed features, advanced Sanborn imagery analysis and processing techniques can be applied to multi-date imagery sets to “highlight” areas where change has occurred, enabling users to locate areas of change quickly and efficiently.
|Road Surface Area||Road widening or new road|
|Road Surface Type||Paving / road resurfacing|
|Forest||Change in vegetation|
|Shrub Cover||Change in low-growth vegetation|
|Vegetation Type||Forested area, change of tree types|
(no capture of features < 2,000 sq.ft.)
|New structures vs no structures|
|Water||Large change in rivers, lakes, ponds, pools|
|Agriculture||Change in areas planted / crops planted|
|Land Use||Undeveloped land to developed land|
|Change in Number of Objects||Addition or removal of manmade objects|