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UAV-based environmental monitoring using multi-spectral imaging
Author(s): Martin De Biasio; Thomas Arnold; Raimund Leitner; Gerald McGunnigle; Richard Meester
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Paper Abstract

Monitoring the soil composition of agricultural land is important for maximizing crop-yields. Carinthian Tech Research, Schiebel GmbH and Quest Innovations B.V. have developed a multi-spectral imaging system that is able to simultaneously capture three visible and two near infrared channels. The system was mounted on a Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 UAV for data acquisition. Results show that the system is able to classify different land types and calculate vegetation indices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 2010
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7668, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications VII, 766811 (26 April 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.864470
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Martin De Biasio, Carinthian Tech Research AG (Austria)
Thomas Arnold, Carinthian Tech Research AG (Austria)
Raimund Leitner, Carinthian Tech Research AG (Austria)
Gerald McGunnigle, Carinthian Tech Research AG (Austria)
Richard Meester, Quest Innovations B.V. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7668:
Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications VII
Daniel J. Henry, Editor(s)

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