Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

GGE4313Airborne Mapping Systems5 ch (3C 3L)

Photogrammetric principles, systems and products. Geometry of vertical, tilted and stereoscopic aerial photographs. Fundamental photo and model space coordinate systems. Photogrammetric measurement and refinement. Direct and inverse coordinate transformations. Collinearity and coplanarity conditions. Interior, exterior, relative and absolute orientations. Concepts of aero-triangulation. Principles of analytical and digital rectification, DEM generation and orthorectification. Flight project planning. Principles and characteristics of airborne LiDAR systems. Introduction to remotely-piloted airborne systems.

Prerequisite: GGE 3342