Using drones to map habitats

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:00 to Friday, January 25, 2019 - 17:00
CEH Lancaster, Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg, Lancaster, LA1 4AP

This two-day course will provide participants with the skills needed to take images collected from a UAV platform such as a quadcopter, process the images into a scene suitable for image processing, and generate classified images. We will talk you through the steps necessary to produce high quality and accurate maps suitable for the mapping of vegetation and land forms.

It will cover the following topics:

  • UK Civil Aviation Authority guidelines and the law
  • Drone technology
  • Aerial photography
  • Image stitching software
  • Image classification