Additional descriptions of USGS aerial photography holdings:
APFO also administers the National Agricultural Imagery Program (NAIP), which is one of the most commonly used sources of high-resolution contemporary national aerial imagery.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is tasked with collecting information regarding the Earth’s oceansand atmospheric conditions. To fulfil its tasks, the agency flew aerial photography to gather valuable information regardingAmerican coastlines and other natural features. Additionally, from 1960 to 2007 NOAA was responsible for creating aeronautical charts for commercial airports.