AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN SOIL CONSERVATION

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