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Aerial Mapping: Methods and Applications

Handbook / Manual

Series: Mapping Sciences Series

By: Edgar Faulkner and Dennis Morgan

192 pages, Photos, illus, maps, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 2 | #128340 | ISBN: 1566705576
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About this book

Building on the foundation of the bestselling first edition, Aerial Mapping: Methods and Applications, Second Edition provides you with a practical understanding of aerial photography, remote sensing, and photogrammetric mapping. The content is deliberately semi-technical and processes are discussed in a manner easily accessible to anyone regardless of their technical or scientific background. This new edition highlights the significant changes in equipment and techniques. High-speed computers, scanners, and remote sensors have changed the way mapping is done. The principles of photogrammetry, image analysis, and remote sensing have become dynamically intertwined. With the solid grounding in basic procedures that Aerial Mapping: Methods and Applications, Second Edition provides you can apply your knowledge to the special conditions of each aerial mapping project.


Introduction to Digital Data Collection. Electromagnetic Energy. Global Positioning. Aerial Films. Aerial Photographic Systems. Aerial Photographs. Geometry of Aerial Photography. Introduction to Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing from Space. Image Mapping. Map Accuracy. Scale/Contour Interval Selection. Land Subdivision. Ground Control. Aerotriangulation. Map Compilation. Information Systems. Sources of Errors. Image Analysis. Field Verification. Mapping Project Design. Cost Estimating.

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