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By David P. Paine

The new, thoroughly up to date version of the aerial images classic

Extensively revised to handle latest technological advances, Aerial images and snapshot Interpretation, 3rd version deals an intensive survey of the know-how, options, approaches, and techniques used to create and interpret aerial photos. the hot variation additionally covers other kinds of distant sensing with issues that come with the most up-tp-date info on orthophotography (including digital), tender replica photogrammetry, electronic photograph trap and interpretation, GPS, GIS, small structure aerial images, statistical research and thematic mapping error, and extra. A simple creation is usually given to nonphotographic and space-based imaging structures and sensors, together with Landsat, lidar, thermal, and multispectral.

This new 3rd version features:

  • Additional assurance of the really good digital camera gear utilized in aerial photography

  • A powerful concentrate on aerial images and photo interpretation, taking into account a way more thorough presentation of the suggestions, techniques, and strategies than is feasible within the broader distant sensing texts presently available

  • Straightforward, basic writing style

  • Expanded assurance of electronic photography

  • Test questions and summaries for speedy evaluation on the finish of every chapter

Written in a simple type supplemented with countless numbers of photos and illustrations, Aerial images and photo Interpretation, 3rd version is the main in-depth source for undergraduate scholars and pros in such fields as forestry, geography, environmental technology, archaeology, source administration, surveying, civil and environmental engineering, usual assets, and agriculture.

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2. List four types of stereoscopes and state the primary advantage of each. 3. Explain how the x and y axes are defined on a stereoscopic pair of aerial photographs, as compared to a single photo. 4. Determine the absolute parallax of a single point on a stereopair. 5. Explain why two eyes are needed to see depth on a stereopair. 6. Define vertical exaggeration and state two ways of increasing or decreasing the exaggeration. 7. Calculate the vertical exaggeration of a specific stereoscopic pair of aerial photos given the proper equation and the necessary data.

6 UNITS OF MEASURE When the first edition of this book was published in 1981, the United States was shifting from the English to the metric system of measurement. Highway signs were beginning to include both miles and kilometers to various destinations. This shift, however, has not progressed, and large segments of the population are still not familiar—or at least not comfortable with—the metric system. All-kilometer Questions and Problems 23 highway signs have been removed, but the metric system is more visible than it was 20 years ago, and both systems are now used in the United States.

This will provide the reader with needed experience in converting from one measurement system to the other (Appendix G). QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS 1. Fully define these terms—remote sensing, photogrammetry, and photo interpretation—in such a manner that clearly illustrates the differences among them. 2. Fully define these terms: electromagnetic spectrum, atmospheric windows, f-stop, exposure, depth of field, fiducial marks, pixels, silver halides, hard and soft copy display, photograph versus an image, focal length, and aperture.

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