2014 Aerial Oblique Imagery Shoreline of Lake Simcoe 2014 Aerial Oblique Imagery Shoreline of Lake Simcoe

Data Format(s): Images available in TIF and JPG format. Photo centre point file available as ESRI shapefile.

Coordinate system: Shapefile and Image filename coordinates are: Universal Transverse Mercator Z17; Map Proj = Transverse Mercator; Horiz. Datum = NAD83; Vert. Datum = Not Applicable

Oblique aerial imagery was acquired by Taiga Air Services Ltd. in late fall 2014, from Nov. 16th to December 2nd, for the main shoreline of Lake Simcoe and four of its islands (Georgina, Thorah, Fox and Snake). Collection was made by a helicopter flying 160 metres from shore and 100 metres above the water. Overlapping oblique images are available in TIF (120 Mb) and JPG (3.5 Mb) format. A photo centre point shapefile is also available that can be used to link to the images from GIS software. Several partners were involved with the project, including: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Environment Canada, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Severn Sound Environmental Association, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, and County of Simcoe.