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CIV_ENV 495-0-38: Airphoto Interpretation

Quarter Offered

Fall : TTh 11:00-12:20 (Lab: M: 6:00-7:50, Th 12:30-2:20) ; Dowding

Prerequisites

consent of instructor; permission number required

Description

Principles and practice of using aerial photographs to obtain information about natural features of the earth's surface, with emphasis on earth materials. Landforms, geological processes, rocks, and soils. Stereoscopic photographs, elements of photogrammetry. Project required in addition to lab and home work.

Textbook:

  • Way, D.S., Terrain Analysis: Site Selection Using Ariel Photographs, McGraw Hill, 1978.  (Photocopied at Quartet, approximately $60).
  • Photographs from Way duplicated with high resolution to permit proper 3D display (Photocopied at Quartet, approximately $30)
  • Course Handouts (Photocopied at Quartet, approximately $10)

RECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK

  • Hamblin, W. & Howard, J. Exercises in Physical Geology, Ninth Edition