Merrick & Company, a provider of LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry and GIS mapping services, announced a contract to produce one-quarter foot pixel resolution color digital orthophotography, an update of a 1999 project, for the town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Merrick will also provide one-foot contours in four transportation project areas and three-quarter foot pixel resolution color digital orthophotography at the University of Massachusetts Deerfield Farm located north of the Town of Amherst. The aerial photography was obtained in April 2004 and final delivery of all data products is scheduled for October 2004. The data will be delivered on DVDs.

Source: Merrick & Co., Sept. 10, 2004