May 26, 2020
GEOG 330 - Airphoto Interpretation
Introduction to airborne photography and the tools and techniques to apply this photography to geographical issues. Three hours lecture and two hours laboratory per week. Course fee required. Formerly GEOG 410, students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year (Fall).
Corequisite: GEOG 301 (Formerly GEOG 203).
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Demonstrate knowledge of scale, projections, theories and physics of light by applying them on specific assignments.
- Interpret topographic maps and aerial photographs using metadata and physical keys of scale.
- Explain how and where to access analog and digital maps and aerial photos on the CWU campus, in the public and private sphere for use in different projects.
- Collect field data and then construct a dataset overlaying field data on aerial photographs, and maps.
- Calculate height, distance, and area using aerial photo and digital imagery.
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