photographic surveying

photographic surveying

[¦fōd·ə¦graf·ik sər′vā·iŋ]
(engineering)
Photographing of plumb bobs, clinometers, or magnetic needles in borehole surveying to provide an accurate permanent record.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Wheeler, a Canadian who came from a family of geologists and had learnt to climb in the Rocky Mountains with his father, was chosen to join the expedition because of his expertise in photographic surveying. In the 88 years between these two sets of images being captured, the Kyetrak Glacier has lost more than 94 metres of its vertical height.
``I had been out there for a year, since May, 2000, and was celebrating a friend's 30th birthday in a bar when I met Cristian who was doing some photographic surveying work in the area.
He wrote a book, Photographic Surveying, to aid surveyors using the camera method in the field.