Establishment of the National (Greece) historical orthophotos data base, 2008, NCMA SA



HELLENIC REPUBLIC, National Cadastre & Mapping Agency S.A. (NCMA S.A.)

Time Frame:

05/2008 - 08/2009


Generation of, large scale (1: 5000) digital orthophotos and DTM, through digital photogrammetric processing of large scale (1:30.000) historical aerial imagery (1945 and 1960 acquisition years).

Coverage: the entire Greek territory.

Main use: Forest maps production towards establishing the National Cadastre.



  • Scanning & digital-photogrammetric procesing of aerial photography data 
  • Digitization and processing of cartographic data
  • Production of digital geo-data (orthophotos & DEM)
  • Ground Surveying: Topographic measurements (coordinates of control and check points)