Forest Aerial Photography

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΑΕΡΟΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ / Forest Aerial Photography
Code044Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorIoannis Gitas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000053

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 156
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course635

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
600130623
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge acquisition on orientation of aerial photographs and creation of photo-mosaics. Knowledge acquisition on photo interpretation. Conducting measurements on aerial photographs (basics of photogrammetry). Ability to read and create maps from aerial photographs.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
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.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures752.5
Laboratory Work752.5
Total1505
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΑΕΡΟΦΩΤΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ Συγγραφέας: ΚΑΡΤΕΡΗΣ ΜΙΧΑΛΗΣ Εκδότης: UNIVERSITY STUDIO PRESS ISBN:978-960-12-0469-7
Last Update
10-07-2019