CESI Baseline Research Project 02-2

 
Digital Archive of Historical Aerial Photographs
Thomas J. Smith III


 
RES02-2AER Everglades Backcountry
Aerial of Mangrove Estuary, Everglades National Park
 

Aerial photographs of the Everglades landscape exist from as early as the mid- to late 1920s. Geographic information systems (GIS) technology was used to produce topographic sheets from these photographs for the coasts and shorelines of south Florida; the final map sets are called T-sheets. The T-sheets were digitally rectified to show the actual size and location of ponds, shorelines, waterways, and vegetative communities. Each map is visually detailed so that different vegetative communities can be distinguished. The T-sheets were created to compare against a timeline to study the long-term effects that water management has had on the pre-drainage landscape.

 

 

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Final Report
Landscapes Though the Lens
Aerial Photographs and Historic Environment

 

 
 
 

Last updated: February 16, 2018

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