Course Content (Syllabus)
Historical development. Electromagnetic radiation. Instruments and means of aerial photographing planning. Geometry of aerial photography and its scale. Displacement, stereoscopic parallax, radiant triangulation. Stereoscopic observation. Stereoscopic types. Vertical measurements. Horizontal measurements. Mapping by aerial photographs. Orthophotographs, orthophotomaps. Aerial photo-interpretation. Aerial photography applications in forestry. Measurement of various parameters of trees and stands. Forest inventory. Special applications of aerial photography in hydronomy, wildlife management, range management, recreation, forest protection and road construction.