When you don't know what you don't know!
Are you keen to understand how drones can be used for more than pretty pictures?
In this drone mapping ebook I will share with you some of the most fundamental concepts in capturing analysis-ready drone mapping data. Because we all know that 'garbage in = garbage out'!
If you're ready to dip your toes into your drone mapping learning journey, this e-book is the perfect place to start.
Drone Mapping eBook Contents
Our Drone Mapping eBook covers the following topics
Top 10 tips for drone mapping
Catching your drone
What height should I fly?
What's the best time for drone mapping?
Ground control and drone mapping
Selecting a mission planning app
Dr Karen Joyce
Dr. Karen Joyce is the Co-Founder and Technical Lead of GeoNadir. She is a multi-award winning geospatial scientist, working for more than 20 years in government, industry, the military, and academia. She has been involved in tertiary education since the late ’90’s, and online education for the past 12 years. Her online resources are accessed nearly 30,000 times every month and she is constantly creating content as technology changes. Karen is a qualified remote pilot and has been flying drones of all sizes with a variety of sensor payloads since 2013, with most of her research conducted on the Great Barrier Reef.
Absolutely not! In fact, you might find it useful to read this book BEFORE you buy your drone!
Regarding licensing – Check with your local aviation regulator, however Remote Pilot Licences are often not required for flying drones that weigh under 2kg. If flying in the USA commercially and providing advice on property boundaries and other certified mapping services then also take care to find out if you need a surveyor’s license.
Our drone mapping course goes into a lot more detail on each of the topics covered in the e-book. The e-book also only addresses the data capture component of drone mapping. The full course builds on this topic and includes pre-processing, field survey, and an introduction to GIS for drone mapping