Terraluma on the road – UAV Workshop in Fowler’s Gap (NSW)

From 13 – 15 September 2016, Arko Lucieer, Darren Turner, and Juliane Bendig attended a 3-day UAV workshop at Fowler’s Gap in northeast NSW. The objectives of the workshop were to:

  • assess the role of UAVs in rangeland applications
  • compare UAV platforms and data processing
  • generate a baseline dataset for Fowlers Gaps rangelands
  • establish a framework for regular meetings in the future
  • generate a comprehensive dataset for school and university education (Source: http://fowlersgap.uas4rs.org.au/)

We packed nearly all of our equipment and tested most of it during three days of fieldwork. Among the collected datasets are RGB, multispectral , hyperspectral, thermal and LiDAR data. An extensive overview of the activities at Fowler’s Gap can be found here.



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