These photo-sets (2) are a collection of historical coloured aerial photographs that was taken in Sigatoka, Malolo Lailai (Musket Cove Resort), and two reefs towards the south of Malolo Lailai Island,Fiji Islands in 1991. Coverage is limited to areas that fall around the coastal, reef and outer reef area . The original paper prints have been scanned at a resolution of 1200 DPI on a Magnum G600 Wide format scanner, resized and stored as TIFF format. All 14 photographs have not been rectified but mosaicked for viewing purposes and uploaded according to their frame numbers. These photosets are held at the SOPAC Secretariat on behalf of the Marshall Islands Government. Images can be downloaded from the appropriate link under Distribution Info with appropriate permission from the Secretariat.The SOPAC Secretariats aerial photographs is a unique detailed record of the physical landscapes from the different member Pacific Island countries. These photographs can be used for diverse purposes by government agencies, surveyors, planners, consulting scientists, engineers and other individuals. These purposes include determination of past land uses, coastal landforms, marine mapping, coral reef habitat mapping ( change detection), restoration of natural areas, assessing historical changes , and a variety of other applications. These Images are also valuable in the identification of different soil categories, surface rocks, coast types, hydrographical controls and exploration of shallow water concentration bottoms because of the possibility of water-transparency compared to the panchromatic photographs.
Data and Resource
|Publisher||Pacific Data Hub|
|Modified||24 June 2022|
|Release Date||24 June 2022|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Array|