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Applications of RPAS to Quantifying Green Economy Metrics XRPA 1600

Intro to Forest Health Quantification Using RPAS Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Thorough introduction to applied GIS-based analysis of color, multi-spectral and radiometric thermal orthomosaics including normalized difference vegetation indices (NDVI), 3D thermal building envelope inspection and assessing transportation corridor risks.​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

0.5

Domestic fees

$228.05

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XRPA 1600 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91071

Duration

Mon Feb 05 - Sun Mar 17 (1 week)

  • 1 week
  • CRN 91071
  • Domestic fees $228.05
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 05 - Feb 09 Mon, Wed, Fri 09:00 - 10:30 Online
Feb 10 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Other
Instructor

Eric Saczuk

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$228.05

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. The field lab on Saturday for this course will take place in either Kamloops or Salmon Arm. This Microcredential is part of a training initiative to provide workers with new skills needed to support a clean economy. It is temporarily being fully funded for Canadian citizens and permanent residents by Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2) and the Government of Canada. Please contact Eric_Saczuk@bcit.ca to register.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Competently use QGIS software to combine multi-spectral orthomosaics to create NDVI layers.
  • Quantify forest health using NDVI.
  • Apply 3D radiometric models for building envelope assessment.
  • Evaluate the risks associated with transportation networks using high resolution color orthomosaics.
  • Assess agricultural environmental risks using DTM and thermal orthomosaics​.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Applications of RPAS to Quantifying Green Economy Metrics (XRPA 1600) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Drone Applications for Environmental Risk Assessment
    Microcredential Part-time

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