Two. Geometry of a Vertical Aerial Photograph

  1. David P. Paine and
  2. James D. Kiser

Published Online: 28 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch2

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition

How to Cite

Paine, D. P. and Kiser, J. D. (2012) Geometry of a Vertical Aerial Photograph, in Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Forest Resources, Oregon State University in Corvallis, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470879382

Online ISBN: 9781118110997

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Keywords:

  • geometry and photo measurements;
  • aerial photograph classification;
  • vertical aerial photographs and focal length;
  • distortion and displacement;
  • relief displacement equation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives

  • Classification of Photographs

  • Focal Length and Angle of Coverage

  • The Coordinate Axes

  • The Three Photo Centers

  • Distortion and Displacement

  • Numerical Examples

  • Inferences Based on the Relief Displacement Equation

  • Combined Effects of Tilt and Topographic Displacements

  • Questions and Problems