Selected reading in agricultural applications of small-format aerial photography

Compiled by: William H. Anderson and Kevin J. Kroeger



This collection of material has been assembled in response to a growing.interest in the use of low-cost, small-format aerial photography in the management of agricultural resources. Together, these articles serve to document the prevailing level of interest in the subject and provide an insight as to what can reasonably be expected from the use of this powerful agricultural management tool. 

Table of Contents

ii Introduction

1 Infrared Photography of Field Crops

4 Low-Cost Aerial Photography for Agricultural Management

9 Now - Infrared Can Spot Your Crop Problems

12 Crops From Air

14 Aerial Color Slides Measure Crops

17 Infrared 'Spy-in-the-shy' Finds Farmers Crop Problems

19 Infrared Crop Photos You Can Do Yourself

21 Aerial Infrared Is Working

23 Citrus Project Makes Valley Infrared

27 Infrared Photography - A Modern Tool For Modern Irrigators

31 Remote Sensing

33 Check Trouble Spots With Infrared

35 It's Time To Consider Aerial Biosensing

38 What Infrared Photos Can Tell You

41 Why Not Take Your Own Aerial Photos

42 Infrared Film For Aerial Photography

44 Handling a Hot Potato

50 Ag's New Sky Spy

55 Infrared Proving Dealer Assist

60 Infrared Photography for Agricultural Production Management

66 Infrared Photos Prove Boon

67 A Comparison of 9-inch, 70 mm, and 35 mm Cameras

82 Small Format Aerial Photography: A Selected Bibliography

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Unnumbered Series
Title Selected reading in agricultural applications of small-format aerial photography
DOI 10.3133/70159185
Year Published 1980
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Sioux Falls, SD
Contributing office(s) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center
Description ii, 87 p.
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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