Tommy Gregg at the Regional Office, with an early digitizing table behind him. Tommy led the first efforts to automate the Region 6 aerial detection survey data. His desire to have all current and historic aerial detection survey maps converted to geospatial data led to the establishment of a dedicated GIS position in 1991. Portland, Oregon.
Photo by: Unknown Date: 1989
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Region 6, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection. Source: Aerial Survey Program collection.
For related historic program documentation see: archive.org/details/AerialForestInsectAndDiseaseDetection... Johnson, J. 2016. Aerial forest insect and disease detection surveys in Oregon and Washington 1947-2016: The survey. Gen. Tech. Rep. R6-FHP-GTR-0302. Portland, OR: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health Protection. 280 p.