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Remote Sensing

Land IQ leverages a full range of satellite and airborne remote sensing data with our understanding of agricultural and natural systems to meet our clients’ needs. Our advanced data analytics and mapping are developed to inform decision making for private industry, local and state governments, commodity organizations, water districts, and regulatory agencies. Because Land IQ’s approach is comprehensive and highly accurate, we are able to analyze a complete land surface rather than relying on surveys or extrapolation.  


California Land Use MapStatewide Land Use

Land IQ partnered with the California Department of Water Resources to classify mor ehtan 14 million acres, including agricultural, urban and managed wetlands with an overall accuracy of 96.6%.  View the DWR Land Use Map here.











Statewide Almond AcreageCalifornia Almond Industry Map

Land IQ partnered with the Almond Board of California to develop a comprehensive, living map of California almonds to create a highly accurate, orchard by orchard view of the industry that includes acreage for the 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 crop years.  View the California Almond Industry Map here.











2014 Rice Acreage Sacramento ValleyStatewide Rice Acreage Quantification

Land IQ developed a detailed spatial analysis of rice, wild rice and fallow rice acreage that is delivered in-season to give our clients a current assessment of rice acreage.  Rice acreage estimates have been produced annualy since 2014 with a greater than 98% accuracy.