Definition Edit

Photogrammetry is

a process for deriving reliable measurements by locating and measuring the position of an object on aerial photographs.[1]
[t]he science or art of obtaining reliable measurements from photographic images.[2]

Overview Edit

Photogrammetric sciences are a fundamental part of modern map making and most small and medium scale maps are made from aerial photographs.

References Edit

  1. EPA, Locational Data Policy Implementation Guidance: Guide To Selecting Latitude/Longitude Collection Methods 3-1 (Mar. 1992) (full-text).
  2. NATO Standardization Agency, NATO Glossary of Terms and Definitions 2-P-4 (2008) (full-text).

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