Remote Sensing Questions Chapter 5


  1. What is the ceiling for contract aerial photography in feet?
  2. What is the ceiling for contract aerial photography in meters?
  3. What is the standard photography size in centimeters?
  4. What is the standard photography size in inches?
  5. What is the relationship between focal length and ground coverage?
  6. What range of scales is possible?
  7. What range of scales is normally used?
  8. What three critical contract specifications does focal length control?
  9. Why should the smallest suitable photo scale be used?
  10. What are the two most common types of purposes for aerial photographs?
  11. What two factors are controlled by the sun angle or time-of-day?
  12. What four factors make hot spots most likely to occur?
  13. How can the shadow effect be useful?
  14. In an air photo contract agreement, what twelve areas should the contract cover?
  15. In an air photo contract agreement, what items should be covered under business arrangements?
  16. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the study area?
  17. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the film and filters?
  18. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the mapping cameras?
  19. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the flight lines?
  20. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the overlap and sidelap?
  21. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the photo alignment?
  22. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the tilt?
  23. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the time and cloud cover?
  24. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the film and printing?
  25. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the film titles?
  26. In an air photo contract agreement, what should be specified about the flight-plan map?
  27. What should be examined during inspection of the finished photo products?
  28. How can poor contrasts be rectified?
  29. What six criteria are needed to determine photo coverage?
  30. How is flight altitude determined?
  31. How is ground distance determined?
  32. How should the flight line be oriented?
  33. How is the number of flight lines determined?
  34. How is the number of photos per flight line determined?
  35. How is the total number of photographs determined?
  36. How must you deal with fractions in this calculation?
  37. What is the limiting range for do-it-yourself aerial photography?
  38. What is an important contact source for government air photo coverage?
  39. What is the name of their computer bank?
  40. What three agencies are the primary sources for purchasing photographs from the federal government?
  41. What are two USGS special programs involving aerial photographs?
  42. What is the LFC, and where has it been used?
  43. What nine other agencies are noted for their coverages?
  44. What kind of coverages are available from the Aerial Photography Field Office?
  45. What is the significance of the National Archives and Records Library?
  46. Answer question 1 page 106.
  47. Answer question 2 page 106.
  48. Answer question 3 page 106.
  49. Answer question 4 page 106.
  50. Answer question 5 page 107.
  51. Answer question 6 page 107.
  52. Answer question 7 page 107.
  53. Answer question 8 page 107.