Course detail

Photogrammetry II

FAST-HE05Acad. year: 2023/2024

Use of GNSS and IMU in aerotriangulation, additional parrameters, accuracy analysis, systemathic errors, geometric image transformation, improvement of images, extraction , filtering, mosaiking, integrated technologies.
Physical fundamentals of remote sensing, sensors and their parameters, satellite orbits. Remote sensing tasks, digital processing remote sensing data, remote sensing applications.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Geodesy (GED)

Entry knowledge

Methos of digital images acquisition, image triangulation

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Advanced photogrammetric technologies, accuracy analysis, remote sensing sensors, remote sensing tasks and applications.
The ability to use of advanced technology for determination of elements of exterior orientations - aerotriangulation with GNSS/IMU measurements.
Detailed analysis of results. Use of basic method of classification on aerial and sattelite images.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Hanzl, V., Plánka, L.: Fotogrammetrie a dálkový průzkum. VUT v Brně, studijní podpora (4 moduly), 2007. [] (CS)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Principles of inertial navigation, Kalman filter. 2. Use GNSS/IMU instruments in aerotriangulation. 3. Additional parameters in image triangulations. 4. Accuracy analysis, systemathic errors. 5. Integrated technologies. 6. Geometric and radiometric image transformation. 7. Improvement of images, extractions of image elements, filtering. 8. Physical fundamentals of remote sensing. 9. Sensors and their parameters, satellite orbits. 10.Remote sensing taks, digital processing of data, remote sensing applications.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


Aerotriangulation - advanced solutions: input directly observed projection centers, option of parameters for automatic measurement of tie points - 2 weeks. Calibration of camera for close range photogrammetry, choice of additional parameters - 2 weeks. Accuracy analysis of coordinates of determined point - 1 week. Planning of image flight - 1 week. Classification of remote sensig images - 2 weeks.