The Terraluma project
Congratulations to our UAS Chief Controller Darren Turner who just won the MDPI sensors 2017 travel award.
Do you want to meet the TerraLuma Team and other members of the UAS community?
This is your chance to do so!
More information about the conference is available on the UAS4RS website.
Drones are revolutionising environmental science. Four scientists explain how they are using drones, what challenges they face and how the technology is changing our understanding of the world around us. Read more about it here: ABC Science News
Last week, Faheem, Darren, and Arko made use of the favourable weather and surveyed a poppy field in Southeast Tasmania. The data collected include multispectral and RGB imagery. It was another good test for the MicaSense/Parrot Sequoia. We covered 8 ha in two flights. The aim is to look at…
TerraLuma attended the local Dronefest at Lauderdale, Tasmania last weekend to show the public what UAS are used for in research.
“Dronefest 2016 celebrates the last five years in which the “drone industry” in Tasmania has expanded rapidly as many industries find drones are effectively work horses in the sky, and potentially underground. (…) A survey conducted in August 2016 by the Rotary Club of Bellerive of employment in the “drone industry” in Tasmania has indicated that in the last five years the industry has grown from a few full time equivalents (FTE) to about 55 FTE today. Moreover a number of companies have indicated they are expecting to expand their drone-based workforce in the next 12 months.” (Source: Dronefest website).
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