GGR440H5 • Drone Remote Sensing

Description
Industries from agriculture through to defense and mining are investing in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) technology to support operational and strategic objectives. This course will cover the adoption of UAV technologies as a remote sensing tool and the impact of logistical, regulatory, and technical hurdles on UAV technology now and in the future. Through the course, students will gain the knowledge requirements to operate a UAV following Transport Canada guidelines and develop skills in processing UAV imagery into information assets that support applications where high resolution, spatial accuracy, and high detail is required.
Prerequisites
14.0 credits including GGR337H5
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
24L/12P
Program Area
Geography