photogeology


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photogeology

[¦fōd·ō‚jē′äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The geologic interpretation of landforms by means of aerial photographs.
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He furthered his education with post-graduate studies at the Colorado School of Mines (1960-1961) and enrollment in a graduate seminar in advanced photogeology and remote sensing at the University of Kansas-Lawrence (1962) and in a course on hydrogeology at the University of Texas-Austin (1988).
In 1963 he obtained the certificate in Photogeology from ITC, Delft Holland.
Spotting landslides by satellite, says Plaut, is an exercise in "photogeology." Viewed from overhead, most landslides have a distinct, recognizable geologic footprint.