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Utah Building Footprints

Last update · October 2018

Category: Location Data Type: Polygon GIS data Stewards: UGRC & Microsoft

Utah Buildings was derived from building footprints created by Microsoft for all 50 States. This dataset contains building footprints generated by computer vision algorithms on satellite imagery.

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A closer look

In some cases the pixel prediction algorithm used by Microsoft identified and created building footprints where no building existed. To flag potential errors, building footprints within 750 meters of known populated areas , opens in a new tab and within 500 meters of an address point , opens in a new tab were selected and identified as possible buildings in the TYPE field. In addition, attributes were added for address, city, county, and zip where possible.

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  • October 2018
Data Disclaimer

This data is created and licensed by Microsoft under the Open Data Commons Open Database License (ODbL) , opens in a new tab . Schema and attributes provided by UGRC.

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