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GEOG 365. UAS and Geospatial Analysis

Credits: 3
Department: Geography
Description: Basics of small, unmanned aerial systems and how they are integrated into geospatial analysis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the basics of UAS and how it is applied in remote-sensing imaging techniques.
2. Apply the principles of drone flight to imaging and mapping; especially flight planning, operations, and legal guidelines.
3. Employ the basic techniques of photogrammetry for the creation of georeferenced maps.
4. Implement post processing methods to create digital image mosaics, elevation models, and point clouds from raw UAS imagery.
5. Use image processing techniques to calculate various vegetation and mineral indices for classification and analysis.

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