LASER TERRAIN PROFILER

A DESCRIPTION IS PRESENTED OF THE OPERATIONAL TEST, CONDUCTED BY THE ARMY MAP SERVICE, OF AN AIRBORNE SYSTEM TO DETERMINE ITS CAPABILITIES FOR ESTABLISHING VERTICAL CONTROL FOR PHOTOGRAMMETRIC MAPPING. THE BASIC SUBSYSTEMS ARE: (1) A 70-MW HELIUM-NEON CONTINUOUS-WAVE LASER DISTANCE MEASURING INSTRUMENT, (2) A SENSITIVE BAROMETRIC ALTIMETER SYSTEM, (3) A PROFILE RECORDING SYSTEM, AND (4) A PHOTOGRAPHIC SYSTEM FOR PATH RECOVERY. THIS PAPER REVIEWS THE PLANNING, THE AIRBORNE OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES, THE DATA REDUCTION TECHNIQUES, AND THE FINAL ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THIS TEST. /PE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 34, No 7, PP 658-664, 5 FIG, 1 TAB, 4 REF
  • Authors:
    • Schweider, W H
  • Publication Date: 1968-7

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  • Accession Number: 00202728
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 9 1994 12:00AM