Course code GMFO301

GMFO301 Photogrammetry 3

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Course responsible: Ivar Maalen-Johansen
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in the Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in the Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Even numbered years
First time: Study year 2006-2007
Last time: 2017V
Preferential right:


1.            students who have the course as mandatory in their study plan

2.            students on the following study programmes: M-GEOM

3.            students with most ECTS credits

It there are not enough slots in group one the students will be ranked by their ECTS credits.

Students taking the course for the first time have lab priority.

Course contents:
Topics from photogrammetric point determination (aerial triangulation, block adjustment): Preparation. Measurement. Aerial triangulation with digital images. Block adjustment. Normal equations. Accuracy and reliability. GNSS/INS in aerial photogrammetry.
Learning outcome:
The students should have comprehensive knowledge on traditional and automatised aerotriangulation and photogrammetric point determination. They should have knowledge and understanding of and skills relating to the conduction, error properties, adjustment and application of aerotriangulation, INS- and GNSS-supported aerotriangulation and block adjustment. Knowledge and an understanding of application, accuracy and economy.
Learning activities:
Lectures, discussion groups and exercises.
Teaching support:
Teaching support will be given primarily in connection with that part of the structured teaching that is set aside for exercise guidance. It will also be possible to communicate directly with the subject teacher by appointment during office hours.
Ø.Andersen: Nye Bilde-Tall-Terreng. An overview of other learning materials will be distributed at the start of the course.
GMFO120 and GMFO205.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Oral exam
Nominal workload:
150 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures and discussion groups: 30 hours. Exercises: 60 hours.
The external examiner participates in the assessment of the examination answers from all the candidates.
Examination details: :