Eight. Orthophotography

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

Published Online: 28 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch8

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) Orthophotography, in Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118110997.ch8

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:

  • vertical aerial photograph mapping;
  • orthophotos;
  • orthophoto, tilt, topographic displacement;
  • stereoscopic orthophotography in mapping;
  • digital orthophotos, mapping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectives

  • Orthophotography-What is it?

  • How Orthophotos are Made

  • Annotation

  • Image Quality

  • Classification of Instruments

  • Stereoscopic Orthophotography

  • Applications in Natural Resources Management

  • Digital Orthophotos

  • Advantages of Digital Orthophotography

  • Questions and Problems

  • References