PR – The GeoBase Steering Committee and Natural Resources Canada are pleased to announce the launch of a new generation of satellite orthoimagery on the GeoBase website. The new SPOT 4 and 5 derived orthoimagery improves upon the resolution of the GeoBase Landsat 7 satellite orthoimagery. 5000 images will be acquired between 2005 and 2010. Today’s launch sees the release of the first 1000. By 2011, this dataset will provide coverage of all of Canada south of 81° N. GeoBase Orthoimage 2005-2010 is available on the GeoBase web site now!