Course code BūvZ4121

Credit points 2

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for laboratory classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation21.03.2018

Responsible UnitDepartment of Land Management and Geodesy

Course developer

author Zemes pārvaldības un ģeodēzijas katedra

Aivars Ratkevičs

Mg. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

BūvZ1041, Geodesy

BūvZ3126, Engineering Geodesy I

Course abstract

The course of the subject "Photogrammetry and Remoute sensing” is designed for students, having aim to become acquainted and skilled to use this knowledge’s as user of results technologies of fotogrammetry and remoute sensing in different situations to perspective jobs or professional activities in surveying, building construction works, real property, land management and other agricultural or forestry sectors. The program relates to comprehensive preparation of cadastral, agricultural, forestry and other specialists to rural area.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• knowledge and understanding about substance, contents, potentialities, necessity and exploitation of Photogrammetry and Remote sensing.
• skills – in future Professional business responsibility to know process identificatoion of Photogrammetry and Remote sensing technologies potentialities to bring into effect, to be understand definite work tasks and its realisations;
• competence - acquirements in general outline valuation to usable results of Remote sensing and Photogrammetry processing and works for planning usage requests. Understand organisation and realisate elementaries Remote sensing and photogrammetry works.

Compulsory reading

1. Vanags V. Fotogrammetrija. VZD. Rīga, 2003. 275 lpp.
2. Kraus K. Photogrammetrie. Band I. Dummler/Bonn: Grundlagen und Standartverfahren, 1998. 450 S.
3. Mūsdienu Latvijas topogrāfiskās kartes. Rīga: VZD, 2001. 203 lpp.
4. Stūrmanis E. Ģeoinformācijas sistēmas. Jelgava: LLU, 2006. 90 lpp.

Further reading

1. Ģeotelpiskās informācijas likums. 2010.g.
2. Ģeomātikas pamati. Rīgas Tehniskās universitātes mācību līdzeklis, 2006.g. 66 lpp.

3. Štrauhmanis J. Kartogrāfija: Mācību līdzeklis. Rīga: RTU, 2004. 109 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 26.03.2018.]. Pieejams:
2. EuroSDR National Mapping and Cadastral Agencies with Research Institutes and Universities in Europe [tiešsaiste] [skatīts 26.03.2018.]. Pieejams:
3. žurnāls “Mērnieks ISSN : 1407-7124