Remote Sensing Vocabulary Chapter 3

association, base-height ratio, color, comparative coverage, conjugal principal point, CPP, depth perception, dichotomous key, elimination keys, end lap, forward lap, interpupilary distance, lense stereoscope, mirror stereoscope, monocular vision, naked-eye stereoscopic viewing, overlap, overlapping photos, pattern, photo interpretation, photo reading, photo-interpretation key, PP, principal point, pseudoscopic view, recognition elements, selective keys, shadows, shape, sidelap, site, size, stereo model, stereogram stereopair, stereopticon, stereoscopes, stereoscopic vision, stereoscopy, stereotriplet, texture, tone, transferred principal points, vertical exaggeration, zoom stereoscope

  1. Identifying objects or conditions depicted in aerial photographs and determining their meaning or significance
  2. Simply identification of objects or conditions on air photos
  3. Multitemporal or sequential sets of photographs
  4. Characteristics which aid in identification and interpretation
  5. External form or configuration
  6. Measure of the surface dimensions of an object
  7. Overall spatial form of related features
  8. Profile view provided by illumination less at less than a direct angle
  9. Contrasts in black-and-white photos related to the reflection characteristics of objects in the photographic spectrum
  10. Hue, chroma, and value related to the reflection characteristics of objects in the photographic spectrum
  11. Visual impression of coarseness or smoothness caused by the variability or uniformity of image tone or color
  12. Common relationship between objects
  13. Location of an object in relation to its environment
  14. Guidelines used to aid interpretations
  15. Typical illustrations and descriptions of objects in a category
  16. Step-by-step guide to work form general to specific identifications
  17. Step-by-step guide to work from general to specific identifications using only a yes or no evaluation, a type of elimination key
  18. Viewed with only one eye like a camera's view
  19. The ability to see the relative difference in distance of objects
  20. Viewing of objects with both eyes
  21. The superposition bye the brain of two different views from the eyes which yields distance information, binocular vision
  22. Parlor stereoscope
  23. Eye base, distance between the pupils
  24. Two adjacent photos showing some of the same scene
  25. Instruments to assist with viewing overlapping vertical air photos
  26. Extent that adjacent images or photos cover the same terrain along a flight line
  27. Photos at end of flight line that may be oblique because of the turn
  28. Percent of duplication by successive photos along a flight line
  29. Two overlapping vertical aerial photographs taken from different positions
  30. Common area viewed on a stereopair
  31. Three overlapping photos
  32. Overlapping area between flight lines
  33. Pocket stereoscope
  34. Instrument that allows viewing of an entire stereomodel, reflecting stereoscope
  35. Elaborate instrument for viewing and magnifying stereopairs
  36. Examination of stereopairs without instrument assistance
  37. Optical center of the photo
  38. Refers to the optical center of the photo
  39. Optical center of the adjacent photo
  40. Refers to the optical center of the adjacent photo
  41. Conjugate principal points
  42. Illusion of reversal of height because of misplaced photos
  43. Hyperstereoscopy
  44. Horizontal distance between adjacent PPs divided by the vertical distance from the center
  45. Two sections from overlapping airphotos mounted for viewing with a pocket stereoscope