Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog


OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Digital Photogrammetry A Practical Course / [electronic resource] :
Author Linder, Wilfried.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2006
Call Number GA1-1776
ISBN 9783540291534
Subjects Geography. ; Physical geography. ; Remote sensing. ; Information systems. ; Geographical information systems. ; Regional planning. ; Electromagnetism.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Edition Second Edition.
Collation XIV, 214p. 53 illus.. With 3-D glasses. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Included software and data -- Scanning of photos -- Example 1: A single model -- Example 2: Aerial triangulation -- Example 3: Some special cases -- Programme description. Potential readers/users are students of Photogrammetry, Geodesy, Geography and other sciences, but also all who are interested in this topic. No prior knowledge is necessary, except the handling of standard PCs. Theory is presented true to the motto "as little as possible, but as much as necessary". The main part of the book contains several tutorials. In increasing complexity, accompanied by texts explaining further theory, the reader can proceed step by step through the particular working parts. Most of the standard work in Digital Photogrammetry is shown and trained for example scanning, image orientation, mono and stereo plotting, aerial triangulation measurement (manual and automatic), block adjustment, automatic creation of surface models via image matching, creation of ortho images and mosaics, and others. Not only standard situations are dealt with but also more complex ones, such as unknown camera data, extreme relief or areas with very low contrast. Examples of both aerial and close-range photogrammetry present the power of these type of measurement techniques. The software is not limited to the example data included but may be used for personal projects. Part of the book comprises a complete description of the software.