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Written in a straightforward style supplemented with hundreds of photographs and illustrations, Aerial Photography and Image interpretation, Second Edition is the most in-depth resource for undergraduate students and professionals in such fields as forestry, geography, environmental science, archeology, resource management, surveying, civil and environmental engineering, natural resources, and agriculture.
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“…a very comprehensive publication...” (The Photogrammetric Record, December 2004)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471204893
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/18/2003
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.43 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Meet the Author

The late David P. Paine was Professor Emeritus in the Departmentof Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management at Oregon StateUniversity.

James D. Kiser is an Assistant Professor and Head UndergraduateAdvisor in the Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, andManagement at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.He isalso a Certified Photogrammetrist.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Geometry and Photo Measurements 25
2 Geometry of a Vertical Aerial Photograph 27
3 Principles of Stereoscopic Vision 44
4 Scale of a Vertical Aerial Photograph 68
5 Horizontal Measurements - Distance, Bearings, and Areas 86
6 Vertical Measurements 105
7 Acquisition of Aerial Photography 131
Pt. 2 Mapping from Vertical Aerial Photographs 159
8 Orthophotography 161
9 Map Projections, Grid Networks, and Control 173
10 The Global Positioning System 188
11 The Transfer of Detail 212
12 Geographic Information Systems 235
Pt. 3 Photo Interpretation 247
13 Small-Format Aerial Imagery 249
14 Films, Filters, and the Photographic Process 261
15 Principles and Techniques of Aerial Image Interpretation 285
16 Landforms and Drainage Patterns 313
17 Geology, Soils, and Engineering Applications 334
18 Land-Use Planning 361
19 Environmental Monitoring 378
20 Additional Topics in Natural Resources Management 394
21 Forestry 413
Pt. 4 Natural Resources Inventory 435
22 Elementary Statistics and Sampling Techniques 437
23 Mapping Accuracy Assessment 465
24 Aerial Photo Mensuration 481
25 An Example Photo Timber Cruise 508
Pt. 5 An Introduction to Remote Sensing 527
26 Additional Characteristics of Electromagnetic Energy 529
27 Radar and Lidar - Active Remote Sensors 540
28 Scanning Remote Sensors 565
Appendixes 587
App. A Summary of Photogrammetric Formulas 589
App. B Summary of Statistical Formulas 593
App. C Specimen Contract for Aerial Photography 598
App. D Selected Aerial Photo Volume Tables 604
App. E Partial Answers to Questions and Problems 613
App. F Partial Answers to Laboratory Exercises 616
App. G Metric Conversion Charts 620
Index 623
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