Drones have become the most accessible way of capturing detailed aerial images – did you know drone technology can also help us to see the invisible? From monitoring the health of crops and pastures, to monitoring landslides and coastal erosion, UAS remote sensing has become a powerful tool in our approach to environmental monitoring. The University of Tasmania TerraLuma Research team is providing a unique opportunity for participants to learn how to turn their drone into a powerful remote sensing tool. You will advance your skills by learning specialised knowledge such as; choosing the most appropriate sensor, conducting high-precision aerial surveys, and converting your data into accurate, ultra-high resolution maps. This course contains approximately 10 hours of content that you can view at your own pace during the next 12 months. If you do require a RePL, we recommend Remote Aviation as a training provider who can offer a discount to course attendees.
Who should do this course?
This course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn about remote sensing with drones. This course is particularly useful for practitioners, researchers, and anyone who would like to learn more about drone mapping.
How you will learn
This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. As a general guide, we recommend allocating 10 hours of study time to complete this course. Learning content includes interactive activities, short videos, and reading resources to help guide your knowledge. There are no formal assignments required for this course and all participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Your access to the learning material will also remain open for 12 months after registration.
Gain an understanding of optical, thermal, and remote sensing principles targeted at drone applications
Gain knowledge and skills to prepare and execute mapping missions with a drone.
Learn how to setup your camera or sensor, and how to use ground control to produce accurate drone maps.
Gain an understanding of image processing techniques and the software available for drone mapping.