Remote Sensing Questions Chapter 14

  1. For what types of urban applications do planners, resource managers, geographers, and engineers use aerial photographs?
  2. How are sequential aerial photographs and photogrammetric techniques applied?
  3. How are vertical stereopairs and oblique airphotos used?
  4. What mediums are preferred for most types of urban studies and why?
  5. What is the optimal choice of photographic scale for general examination of large urban areas and what is recommended for studying small buildings and different types of vehicles?
  6. What is the problem with using a scale smaller than needed?
  7. What is the problem with using a scale larger than needed?
  8. For what uses is a scale of one inch represents 500 feet appropriate?
  9. For what uses is a scale of 1" = 2 miles most appropriate?
  10. For what uses is a scale of 1" = 1 mile most appropriate?
  11. For what uses is a scale of 1" = 0.5 miles most appropriate?
  12. What does Stone recommend as the order in which photo interpretation should proceed and why?
  13. What steps for urban interpretation are recommended by the text?
  14. How can aerial photographs be used for parking and transportation studies?
  15. What scale is recommended for studying and counting parking spaces?
  16. How can aerial photographs be used for studying patterns of residential development?
  17. What is a key indicator of a family's socioeconomic status?
  18. What are some things that an address can reveal about a person?
  19. Give some examples of your own.
  20. What categorizations can be made from aerial photographs about housing quality?
  21. How can aerial photographs be used for studying urban recreation and aid in its planning and management?
  22. What are diagnostic factors that are commonly evaluated to indicate areas of high recreational potential?
  23. What are some legal applications of remote sensing?
  24. How might rooftop signs or help indicate industrial use?
  25. What are some features identifiable because of unique shapes? (This is not just a book question, but a think about it question!)
  26. What is usually required for correct categorization of industrial features?
  27. What do Chisnell and Cole point out in their work?
  28. What procedures are recommended for categorize an industry from its image components?
  29. What are extraction industries and what features characterize them?
  30. What are processing industries?
  31. What features characterize them?
  32. What are the three types of processing industries and what features characterize each of them?
  33. What are fabrication industries and what features characterize them?
  34. What are the two types of fabrication industries and what characterizes them?
  35. How can the capacity of a cylindrical storage tank be determined using aerial photography?
  36. What interpretations are possible using satellite images and photographs for urban studies?
  37. Describe what Trolier and Philipson were able to distinguish in their study.
  38. What scale maps did Lo and Noble produce and what level of classification did they achieve?