An evaluation of stereoscopic viewing of erts and skylab images

J.L. van Genderen

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Abstract

The parallax on ERTS and Skylab images is suffi­ciently large for stereoscopic examination by human interpreters. The ability to view the images stereo­scopically reduces, the signal-to-noise ratio. The geo­metry of ERTS and Skylab images reveals that both camera and scanner systems provide parallax. Dy using stereoscopic examination, ground locations are found more rapidly than when the 'apparent' relief suggested solely by tonal patterns is examined mono­cularly. The resultant relationships observed in this manner between land forms differences make interpretation of vegetation and geomorpho­logy easier.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean earth resources satellite experiments
Subtitle of host publicationproceedings of a symposium, Frascati, Italy, 28 January-1 February 1974
Place of PublicationNeuilly-sur-Seine
PublisherESRO
Pages47-55
Publication statusPublished - 1974

Keywords

  • ADLIB-ART-385

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