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GEO 445 - Drone Mapping


This course will introduce students to the use of sUAS (small unmanned aircraft systems), known as remote-controlled quadcopter drones, as the latest digital mapping tool available today. Drone-based overlapping photo sets and the latest photogrammetric software are used to generate custom high resolution orthomosaic maps and 3D models. Tools and techniques will be combined in a precision drone mapping project targeting a local area field site.

Prerequisite(s): GEO 340 /GEO 540/GEO 640 or permission of instructor.
Co-requisite(s):
Credits: 3

Meets the Following Core Requirement: Engaged Learning
Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Geography



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