The article describes the various methods in which aerial photographs are used in the field of soil conservation with particular emphasis on farm planning. The photograph is used both as a mapping base and a source of information. A stereoscope is also used for interpretation of photographs. Methods of using aerial photography in case of soil erosion are given. Soil erosion is usually identifiable on the photograph; the scale of the photograph being the limiting factor. Use of colour and infra red photography is discussed. Guidelines are given for interpreting air photographs. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Soil Conservation Service of New South Wales

    P.O. Box 4293
    Sydney, New South Wales,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Saintilan, F D
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

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  • Accession Number: 00126273
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 1976 12:00AM