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How much sidelap is adequate for aerial imagery? My AOI has few buildings taller than 3 stories. I want to minimize building lean. I've seen imagery with 40% sidelap and the building lean is pretty bad along the edges. Is 60% side and endlap overkill?

  • Will this be done using SfM pipelines (UAV flights) or traditional orthomosaic stitching (Manned flights)? – Gabriel C. Nov 13 '18 at 21:49
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  • It would be a traditional manned flight at the county scale. 570 square miles. – Scott Stopyak Nov 15 '18 at 18:21

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