SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 10:30:47 PMNRM 76 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  NRM 76Title:  FOREST PHOTO INTERP  
Full Title:  Use of Aerial Photos in Forestry
Last Reviewed:2/22/1994

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0010 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FOR 76

Catalog Description:
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Use of aerial photographs in forestry, including photo scales, orientation of photographs, forest type maps and measurement of forest volumes.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Use of aerial photographs in forestry, including photo scales, orientation of photographs, forest type maps and measurement of forest volumes.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Student will:
A.  Be able to view the photos in 3D
B.  Be able to determine the scale of an aerial photo
C.  Be able to locate the student's position on an aerial photo
D.  Be able to calculate tree heights from aerial photo
E.  Be able to separate different tree species
F.  Be able to make a basic timber type map from aerial photos
G.  Be able to make a recreational inventory
H.  Understand the use of satellite photography for natural resources

Topics and Scope
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A.  Aerial Photos
   1.  Types
   2.  Remote sensing
B.  Photogrammetry
   1.  Scale
   2.  Shadows
   3.  Displacement
   4.  Stereoscopy
C.  Mapping
   1.  Planimetric
   2.  Contours
D.  Photo Interpretation
   1.  Principles and techniques
   2.  Measurement of trees
   3.  Estimates of diameters
   4.  Use of photographs in controlling ground inventories

Assignments:
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There will be assignments from text reports and mathematics.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 20%
Lab reports, Essay exams, COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 30%
Homework problems, Field work, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 30%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 20%
True/false, Completion, COMPUTATIONAL SKILLS
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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"Interpretation of Aerial Photographs"; Thomas Avery

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