cod. 19413

Academic year 2010/11
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Geografia fisica e geomorfologia (GEO/04)
Discipline geomorfologiche e geologiche applicative
Type of training activity
24 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
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course unit
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Integrated course unit module: REMOTE SENSING

Learning objectives

Use of the photointerpretation methodology in studies inherent some geological-morphological phoenomena, environmental landforms and their morphochronological evolution.


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Course unit content

Elements of remote sensing and aerophotogrammetry. Data, parameters and elements for the photo-aerial interpretation. Studied cases of igneous and sedimentary geological features; structural geomorphology; alpine environmental landforms evolution, fluvial geomorphology.

Full programme

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Amadesi E. - "Fotointerpretazione e aerofotogrammetria", Pitagora Ed., Bologna, 1975.
Miller C. V. - "Photogeology", Mc Graw-Hill Book Co.,Inc, London, 1961.
Von Bandat H.F. -"Aerogeology", Gulf Publ.Co., Houston, Texas-USA, 1962.
Verstappen H. Th. - Van Zuidam R.A. -"ITC system of geomorphological survey" in ITC Yextbook of photointerpretation-Vol.VII, Int. Inst. for Aerial Survey and Earth Sciences (I.T.C.), Enschede, 2° Ed., 1955.

Teaching methods

Lessons ans drill-lessons

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Other information

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