This microcredential first guides participants through Transport Canada regulations pertaining to the safe and legal operation of small remotely piloted aircraft systems (sRPAS). Next, there is a thorough discussion of elements related to conducting a site survey and mission planning. This is followed by an overview of structure-from-motion (SfM)-based photogrammetry image processing techniques using color, multi-spectral, and thermal drone images. The microcredential ends with practical examples of NDVI, radiometric thermal orthomosaics, and multi-spectral GIS analysis.
This microcredential gives graduates job-ready skills in careers related to drone operations, digital mapping, 3D modeling and environmental sustainability including forestry and agriculture.
- Dr. Eric Saczuk is your instructor. With a Ph.D. in remote sensing and natural hazards management, over 25 years of post-secondary teaching experience, and as the Flight Operations Lead for InDro Robotics Inc., Eric brings with him a wealth of current geospatial knowledge.
Dr. Eric Saczuk
RPAS Hub Coordinator
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