Unmanned aerial systems (also referred to as UAVs or drones) have a variety of natural resources applications including forest mapping, inventory, photography, disturbance assessment, wildlife assessment, and perhaps even timber sale administration. This brief presentation will introduce common UAS formats, their capabilities and limitations, and the status of rapidly changing regulations and licensing requirements.
Date: Tuesday August 16, 2016
Speaker: Bill Anderson, University of Minnesota Department of Forest Resources
Image credit: Bill Anderson