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Lecture22 - Some Definitions Geography 12: Maps and Spatial...

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1 Geography 12: Maps and Spatial Reasoning Lecture 22: Photogrammetry and air photos for mapping Professor Keith Clarke Some Definitions Photography: The art or process of producing images on a sensitized surface by the action of light or other radiant energy Image: A reproduction or imitation of the form of a view of objects Photo interpretation: The act of examining aerial photographs/images for the purpose of identifying objects and judging their significance Photogrammetry: The science or art of obtaining reliable measurements by means of photography 1858 Photography takes to the air • 1858 - Gasper Felix Tournachon "Nadar" takes the first aerial photograph from a captive balloon from an altitude of 1,200 feet over Paris Origins of Photogrammetry • 1887 - Germans began experiments with aerial photographs and photogrammetric techniques for measuring features and areas in forests • 1889 - Arthur Batut take the first aerial photograph from using a kite of Labruguiere France
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course GEOG 12 taught by Professor Gautier during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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Lecture22 - Some Definitions Geography 12: Maps and Spatial...

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