Aviation and Aerial Photography

Aviation and Aerial Photography

Lab Description

The Lab is obligated to conduct aerial photography using the sheet film camera system, the digital camera system and the lidar scanning system. The Lab has a Lidar and digital image preprocessing facility. Besides the Lab is equipped with the following instruments

Digital Mapping Lab

Lab Description

The Lab is obligated to produce base maps and thematic maps. The Lab is equipped with the following systems

  • ISSK system
  • LPS system
  • PC3 Digital Aerial Surveying system
  • PGU5 Aerial image preprocessing system

Ground Surveying Lab

Lab Description

The Lab is obligated to conduct ground surveying and ground truth missions. The Lab is equipped with the following systems

  • Eight ASHTECH GPS systems
  • 1 March and 3 Garmin GPS systems
  • Three balancing systems (one Lica and two Sokkia systems)
  • Three total station systems (One Lica and one Sokkia system, one Size system)

Visible Band Scanners Test Lab

Lab Description

The laboratory contains the following:

  • Optical bench with :
  • Slide with rotary mount
  • Collimator with 1600 mm focal length objective
  • Testing target 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 ,5
  • Diaphragms
  • Telescopes and Microscope
  • Illuminator and plug
  • Eyepiece ,f=21.5 mm and storage case
  • Reticles (for check) , Eyepieces and Huygenian eyepieces
  • Barrels and Carrier
  • Objectives  and optical sources
  • Special camera
  • Lenses and holders
  • Tilting table with a diameter of 150 mm
  • Tilting table with a diameter of 200 mm
  •  Table with cross – like movement
  • Table with photo – electric transducers adjustable in two mutually perpendicular directions by micro-screws
  • Auto-collimating mount
  • Thermal vacuum chamber
  • Hyper spectral camera with moving mechanism

Infrared Measurements

Lab Description

The laboratory contains the following:

  • Optical Bench controlled by computer
  • Sources switched on by computer
  • a-Visible Collimator 1600 mm
  • b-Infrared Collimator 4671 mm
  • c- 2D precise moving carriage
  • Digital read –out device YII-2
  • Simplified table
  • Laser calibration sauces
  • Transducers
  • Optical collimator
  • Set of filters
  • Set of optical sources
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Computers

Digital Photogrammetry

Lab Description

This lab dealing with production of DEM and orthoimages and digital mappin.

Lap Equipments:

  • Leica photogrammetry suite (LPS)from leica Geosystems
  • Image station Iterghraph's Z/I Imaging Image Station

Analytical Photogrammetry

Lab Description

this lab dealing with production of DEM and orthoimages and digital mapping.

Lap Equipments:

  • PC3 PGU5 Aerial image preprocessing system ORIMA PRO600

Image Processing

Lab Description

processing of high resolution satellite images

Lap Equipments:

  • Erdas Imagine8.7
  • ENVI 4.5

Cartography and GIS

Lab Description

cartographic editing and GIS layering.

Lap Equipments:

  • Autocad software Microstation software Arc view software Geomedia software Arc GIS software.

 

        Division Head

Lamyaa Gamal Eldeen Taha

Head of the Aviation and aerial photography division – NARSS