All MSDI themes use imagery in some way to verify the position of data. Examples include:
- Wetlands—Orthoimagery is essential for digitizing wetland and riparian polygons.
- Cadastral—Orthoimagery is an integral part of improving data accuracy.
- CadNSDI Montana (PLSS)—photo interpreted control using orthoimagery is now being incorporated, where appropriate, into CadNSDI Montana adjustments.