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The Photogrammetric Society: 1952–2001

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A scholarly account of the formative discussions, the founding and the first 20 years of the Photogrammetric Society was published in 1971 and republished in 1974. This present review concentrates on the latter years of the life of the Photogrammetric Society prior to its merger with the Remote Sensing Society in 2001.

The authors joined the Photogrammetric Society in 1960 and were conspicuous in its affairs for many years. Although both occupied the Society's presidential chair, they also fulfilled several other roles in its efficient management. Atkinson's first contribution to the Photogrammetric Record was published in 1968 and Newton's in 1971.

Keywords: 20th century photogrammetrists; CIPA; ISPRS; NAPLIB; OEEPE; UKNCPRS; formation of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society; history of photogrammetry in the UK; the Photogrammetric Society

Document Type: Original Article


Publication date: 2002-10-01

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