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Aerial Photography in the Next Decade

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Abstract:

Aerial photography for resource mapping and analysis remains an important tool in a geospatial toolkit that contains many kinds of imagery. Historical comparisons for tracking landscape changes are among today's uses, and there are many ways to extract information from aerial images by combining them with data from other sources. Until all the advantages shift to newer technologies, natural resource managers who continue to use aerial photography need to know how to keep the costs low and the quality high.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Leader, Training and Awareness Program, USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center, 2222 West 2300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84119

Publication date: 2000-06-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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