Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Aerial Photography Scale

These images were all created by scanning 9" x 9" photographs at a resolution of 600 pixels per inch, the default scanning technique for AIRS. The below examples will allow you to determine the level of detail visible on digital scans of aerial photographs of different scales. Click on the images to view full size images.

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 1 pixel on full view = 1 pixel in file

Visible pixels on full view simulate
pixels in file.

1:9,600

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:9,600. 100% Zoom

1:9,600

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:9,600. 400% Zoom

1:12,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:12,000. 100% Zoom

1:12,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:12,000. 400% Zoom

1:20,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:20,000. 100% Zoom

1:20,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:20,000. 400% Zoom

1:36,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:36,000. 100% Zoom

1:36,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:36,000. 400% Zoom

1:40,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:40,000. 100% Zoom

1:40,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:40,000. 400% Zoom

1:48,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:62,500. 100% Zoom

 1:48,000

Air Photo of UCSB Lagoon at scale 1:62,500. 400% Zoom