Getting Started with Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)

Monday, October 24th , 1:00 P.M. - 3:00
Location: J.J. Pickle Research Center Longhorn Room
Taught by:
Devon Humphrey, Flightline Geographics
There is a lot that GIS users need to know in order to successfully and safely use UAS (drones) for mapping. This workshop will cover the basics of all the elements of UAS: Platforms, Sensors, Processing and Delivery. A review of the current state of Federal and State regulations on the use of UAS will also be provided. With many new technologies coming out literally every week, this is a hot topic, but full of pitfalls for the uninitiated. This session is ideal for managers seeking information about UAS technology implementation. Find out how to plan for success!

Prerequisites: Intermediate knowledge of GIS.

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