No orders for photographic products will be accepted after September 3rd, 2004; however, all photographic orders received prior to that cut-off date will be filled.
The USGS/EDC will, however, begin offering two new digital products. One of the new digital products is a high-resolution, digitally scanned product, which will be made available upon request starting in July 2004. This digital product is created at approximately 1200 dpi with an output file size of approximately 120 megabytes from a black and white photograph and 360 megabytes from a color photograph and provided in a TIFF format. The cost for this product will be $24 for cleaning and scanning each frame plus the standard media generation costs of, $45/CD, $60/DVD or $30/file if ftp'd.
A second digital product is a medium-resolution digitized product and will be available on-line as the rolls of film are digitized beginning in October 2004. This medium-resolution digital product is created at approximately 600 dpi with an output file size of approximately 15 megabytes from a black and white photograph and 45 megabytes from a color photograph and will also be provided in a TIFF format. The cost for this product will be $1 per file access fee along with the media generation costs of $30/file if ftp'd, $45/CD, or $60/DVD.
Samples of both the high-resolution and medium-resolution digital products for two frames of photography over an area of New York City acquired in 1966 at a scale of 1:24,000 are available to FTP from the following location: