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Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART I: GEOMETRY AND PHOTO MEASUREMENTS. Geometry of a Vertical Aerial Photo. Principles of Stereoscopic Vision. Scale of a Vertical Aerial Photograph. Horizontal Measurements: Distance, Bearings, and Areas. Vertical Measurements. Acquisition of Aerial Photography. PART II: MAPPING FROM VERTICAL AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS. Orthophotography. Map Projections, Grid Networks, and Control. The Global Positioning System. The Transfer of Detail. Geographic Information Systems. PART III: PHOTO INTERPRETATION. Small Format Aerial Imagery. Films, Filters, and the Photographic Process. Principles and Techniques of Aerial Image Interpretation. Landforms and Drainage Patterns. Geology, Soils, and Engineering Applications. Land Use Planning. Environmental Monitoring. Addition Topics in Natural Resources Management. PART IV: NATURAL RESOURCE INVENTORY. Elementary Statistics and Sampling Techniques. Mapping Accuracy Assessment. Aerial Photo Mensuration. An Example Photo Timber Cruise. PART V: AN INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE SENSING. Additional Characteristics of Electromagnetic Energy. Radar and Lidar: Active Remote Sensors. Scanning Remote Sensors. Appendix A: Summary of Photogrammetric Formulas. Appendix B: Summary of Statistic of Statistical Formulas. Appendix C: Specimen Contract for Aerial Photography. Appendix D: Selected Aerial Photo Volume Tables. Appendix E: Partial Answers to Questions and Problems. Appendix F: Partial Answers to Laboratory Exercises. Appendix G: Metric Conversion Charts.