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Canopy openess measurements using mobile phone apps and drone data
As part of a student project in the Bachelor of Landscape Ecology program, four of our students investigated an area (10 ha) of a small forest using a different mobile...
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General
New Thermal Sensor
We have recently added a new thermal sensor from Workswell to our sensor inventory. The specifications of the WIRIS Pro SC sensor already sound very promising and we are curious...
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Webinar on drone use in Brazilian ecosystems
As part of the webinar series on “Usage of drones in Brazilian ecosystems”, organized by the Brazilian environmental authority IBAMA, Jan Lehmann gave a presentation on the scientific exchange between...
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Projects
LIDAR Flights in Bog Ecosystem
With bright sunshine, blue skies and very hot weather (temperatures above 35 degrees) we made our first test flights in the Vechta Moor. Besides flying over a renaturalized and rewetted...
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University newspaper reports about Geo1Copter
The newspaper of the WWU reports in the current July issue about the research activities of the Geo1Copter project group. The focus is on the flights over the Ems floodplains...
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Projects
WingtraOne flights for wild bee monitoring
Within the context of a bachelor thesis we flew over a section of the renaturalized meadows along the river Ems with our WingtraOne drone. The image data (RGB and multispectral)...
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UAV-M² Workshop in Münster
From February 27th to 28th we organized a joint workshop on UAV based remote sensing, together with the University of Marburg. The 15 participants came from the research group of...
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New DJI P4 multispectral drone for teaching
We are happy about the latest group member, a DJI P4 Multispectral drone with RTK unit. The new drone is to be used in our courses, so that the students...
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Projects
Acquisition of Inselberg vegetation in Brazil
Our master student Milan is currently using our Mavic Pro in Brazil. The aim of his thesis is to determine the water holding capacity of Inselberg vegetation. Therefore, he is...
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