RS 806

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Aerial Photography and Digital Photogrammetry




Elective Courses (Ele)

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Principles and operation of GPS/DGP , Topographic maps and remote sensing images: map scale and content, image sources and interpretation methods, accuracy issues Introduction: aerial photography in the context of other remote sensing systems , Physics of light: principles of recording the image, Stereoscopy and parallax, Geometry: scale variation, relief displacement, tilts, Geometry of vertical aerial photographs: geometry, co-ordinate axes, scale, measurement, Softcopy photogrammetry, Digital elevation models, Air photo mosaics and orthophotos, Interpretation: principles and factors, Applied interpretation: geology, geomorphology, vegetation, soils, urban structures, Flight planning, API project management and implementation, Recent developments - digital aerial photographs, scanning existing photography.


Wolf R.P , Elements of Photogrammetry McGraw-Hill, 2000
Kasser, Michael - Egels, Yves. Digital photogrammetry. London : Taylor & Francis, 2001
Philipson (1997). 2nd edition, Manual of photographic interpretation, edited by American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Mikhail, Bethel and McGlone. 2001. Introduction to Modern Photogrammetry, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York.


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