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Fun with drones and trees

A bit late, but better late than never. Our October trip to Hopland with IGIS and 3DRobotics was great fun, and very informative. We tested the ‘Solo’ UAV with three different cameras: the typical GoPro, NIR GoPro (with post-market monkeying with filters to get IR), and a high res Canon lens.  

Key points:

  • 3DR’s flight planning software is ridiculously easy to set up and use.  
  • 3DR’s new software package can do the mosaicking. 
  • 3D models from multiple images seem easy to create. 
  • Still want to put a better scientific camera with more bands on the Solo. 

Still, lots of fun, stay tuned for more pics of data. 

 

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 9:38 PM
Tags: remote sensing (4), uav (8)

Webinar on Drones (and Citizen Science with Muki Hacklay)

Check out the webinar: DRONES FOR THE EARTH SCIENCES: APPLICATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS, provided by the Board on Earth Science and Resources

There are also links to the webinar UNEARTHING CITIZEN SCIENCE with Muki Hacklay. 

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 6:22 PM
Tags: class (2), collaboration (2), uav (8)

ASPRS UAS Technical Demonstration and Symposium – October 21-22, Reno, Nevada

The ASPRS Northern California Region is hosting a 2-day symposium on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Reno, NV on October 21-22, 2014. The purpose of the event is to assemble academia, UAS developers, survey and mapping companies, government agencies, and UAS enthusiasts, to share information, showcase new technologies and demonstrate UAS systems in action (in flight). The event will be held at the Reno Stead Airport, an FAA-designated UAS test site, as well as at a symposium hotel in downtown Reno. The mission of the event is to advance knowledge and improve the understanding of UAS technologies and their safe and efficient introduction into our national airspace, government programs and business.

 

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 1:54 AM
Tags: conferences (2), uav (8)

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