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AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF FRANCE

POMPIDOU CENTRE, PARIS

© IGN / PlanetObserver

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JUNCTION, AMIENS

© IGN / PlanetObserver

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NOTRE-DAME, PARIS

© IGN / PlanetObserver

Colourful and seamless aerial photography of France
PlanetAIR France

Resulting of a partnership between IGN (Institut Géographique National) and PlanetObserver, PlanetAIR France is a new range of enhanced aerial photography derived from the BD ORTHO®, the reference orthophotography dataset covering France.

The advantages of PlanetAIR France aerial photography

  • Aerial photography rich in geographic information: they are great visual product to promote French regions and cities,
  • 20 cm and 50cm resolution depending on areas of interest, for working scales down to 1:1,000,
  • Quality aerial photography with high quality seamless and natural colour processing, to offer even more realistic aerial views,
  • Up-to-date aerial photography that reflects local changes.

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PlanetAIR France, ready-to-use aerial photography

PlanetObserver works in close partnership with the French National Geographic Institute (IGN). IGN is in charge of the production of a major large-scale geographic reference database (in French “Référentiel géographique à Grande Echelle, RGE”, that includes both IGN reference data combined with data from other providers. The reference orthophotography dataset covering France called “BD ORTHO®” is one of the components. Updated every four years, this very high resolution dataset is made of local colour orthophotography mosaics that cover France and French overseas. This major geographic product covering France enriches many websites, such as the French geographic portal “Geoportail”.

In order to provide a high level of service to our customers, PlanetObserver reprocesses the BD ORTHO® orthophotography and provides colour enhanced aerial photography that are ready to use in any professional software, such as web-mapping apps or audiovisual production tools.

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Nimes

© IGN / PlanetObserver

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Palais Garnier, Paris

© IGN / PlanetObserver

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Sète

© IGN / PlanetObserver

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Les pistes de Ladoux, Clermont-Ferrand

© IGN / PlanetObserver

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Technical features

PlanetAIR France aerial photography

  • Source: BD ORTHO® IGN
  • Resolution: 20 cm and 50 cm
  • Coverage: France and French overseas
  • Spectral mode: colour orthophotography (3 bands)
  • Projection: Lambert IIe
  • File format: GeoTiff/JPEG 2000

Resources

Take advantage of PlanetAIR France aerial photography in all your projects

Communication and media industry sectors are keen users of PlanetAIR France aerial photography, for audiovisual projects, documentary films or illustration. PlanetAIR France aerial photography are great geographic information resources for the agriculture and energy sectors.

Check out how users take advantage of PlanetAIR France aerial photography in their industry sectors:

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