Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation by David P. Paine

By David P. Paine

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

Extensively revised to deal with brand new technological advances, Aerial images and photo Interpretation, 3rd variation bargains a radical survey of the know-how, options, tactics, and techniques used to create and interpret aerial images. the hot variation additionally covers other kinds of distant sensing with subject matters that come with the most up-tp-date details on orthophotography (including digital), smooth reproduction photogrammetry, electronic photo catch and interpretation, GPS, GIS, small structure aerial images, statistical research and thematic mapping error, and extra. A simple advent is additionally given to nonphotographic and space-based imaging systems and sensors, together with Landsat, lidar, thermal, and multispectral.

This new 3rd variation features:

  • Additional insurance of the really good digicam gear utilized in aerial photography

  • A powerful specialize in aerial images and snapshot interpretation, taking into account a way more thorough presentation of the strategies, procedures, and strategies than is feasible within the broader distant sensing texts presently available

  • Straightforward, simple writing style

  • Expanded assurance of electronic photography

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

Written in an easy kind supplemented with 1000's of images and illustrations, Aerial images and photograph Interpretation, 3rd variation 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, average assets, and agriculture.

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Paine and James D. 1 Definitions 45 8. Properly orient a stereoscopic pair of aerial photographs for stereoscopic viewing with a lens and a mirror stereoscope so that height measurements can be made. 1 DEFINITIONS In order to understand the principles of stereoscopic vision, it is necessary to become familiar with the terminology of stereoscopic vision. 1 Stereoscopy The art or science of stereoscopy deals with the use of binocular vision to achieve three-dimensional (3-D) effects. Stereoscopic vision enables us to view an object simultaneously from two different perspectives, like two aerial photographs taken from different camera positions, to obtain the mental impression of a threedimensional model.

Although scanning mirror stereoscopes are no longer produced, many photogrammtery offices and laboratories still have these instruments and use them on a fairly regular basis. Zoom Stereoscope. 5- to 20-power with a single set of eyepieces. Another set of eyepieces can increase the magnification to as high as 40-power. One model is available with 360◦ image-rotation capability. This feature is particularly valuable for viewing randomly oriented uncut film (film still on a long roll). The high magnification afforded by these stereoscopes is useful only for interpreting very-high-quality photography taken with high-resolution film.

Lillesand and R. W. , reprinted with permission). and is particularly useful to the military or for research where very large-scale photography is required. 2 Digital Cameras The discussion that follows pertains to small-format digital cameras (similar to 35 mm cameras) for terrestrial use, but the same principles apply equally to larger-format cameras (up to 4 in. ) digital aerial imagery. Digital imagery is a direct result of technology developed for imaging from orbiting satellites. Small-format digital and film cameras have a similar outward appearance and frequently using the same body, lens, and shutter system, but they are totally different on the inside.

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