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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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Projects
Mapping of invasive grasses in Brazil
As part of a master’s thesis, we used our DJI Mavic 2 to map invasive grass patches in the Serra do Cipo National Park. During the flights windy and strong...
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Projects
UAS based glacier mapping and monitoring in Alps
As of last week, we have began research dealing with glacier mapping and monitoring focuesed on a rock glacier in Kaunertal, Ötztal Alps, Austria. The work will be apart of...
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Projects
WingtraOne for biotope type mapping
In cooperation with the LANUV, our student and drone pilot Jan-Patrick Bollow deployed our WingtraOne to collect multispectral image data in a large bog ecosystem. The aim of the project...
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General
Successful flights with WingtraOne
For the detection of invasive grasses on an island in the German Wadden Sea, we have been able to successfully use our new WingtraOne drone. The flight performance, as well...
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Teaching
UAS Course Field Day
On the first week of June, students in our UAS course from the international Master of Science in Geospatial Technologies program went out to the field to collect data on...
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Teaching
The new semester has started
The new summer semester has started and therefore our drones are used in different projects and field courses. In this year’s UAS course in the international Master’s program (Master of...
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Teaching
First test flights with new payload: Wildlife radio tracking system
Our team member and student Pia Pickenbrock is currently writing her thesis on radio animal tracking using our MD4-1000. She reports: Last week we conducted first flights with a new...
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General
The new interdisciplinary nature of the project group
For more than 10 years we have been using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in our teaching and research activities in the field of Geosciences. Initially started as the “ifgicopter” project...
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