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Modern trends of education in photogrammetry & remote sensing

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Scale Surveying and Mapping, Cadastral Surveying and Mapping" (UN
publication Sales No. E71.I.15). In this report the need for and
the main characteristics of a MULTIPURPOSE CADASTRE were clearly
How can these international and UN agencies justify
financial support of projects that do not follow the sound
directives worked out by a prestigious Group of Experts? Direct
embezzlement of money is always negligible compared to the damage
done by putting in place an obsolete and wasteful operation. Are
there no "auditors" in these institution, who in addition to
checking the agreement between invoices and expenditures could
comment on the usefulness of sponsored projects? Are figures for
the U.S.A. quoted in the present text that illustrate the
alarming results of the lack of proper surveying and mapping
programs not shocking enough to encourage the solution of these
problems once and for all?
When pointing fingers at others we must examine our own
responsabi 1 ity in the first piace. It is my suggestion, that the
Commission VI of the ISPRS is the proper body to take care of
this matter.
Ottawa, February 1990.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: I am indebted to Mr. L.M. Sebert for his
competent and friendly editing of the present
Blachut T.J.,
Blachut T.J. and
Villasana J.A.
Garcia J.A.G.
Blachut T.J.
Use of Photogrammetry
in the Legal Survey
Project at Alnwick.
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Research Council
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tographic Techniques in
a Modern Cadastre
Including a Data Bank.
Cadastre. N.R.C.
of Canada
The Stereo-Orthopnoto
Technique in Cadastral
and General Mapping.
Engineering and
Remote Sensing.