GEO 170 - Basic Drone Technology

Examine the emerging technology of drones for data acquisition in a multitude of forms, incorporating the video, still imaging, and remote sensing potential of this aerial platform. Learn the basics to start flying drones in addition to the legal, ethical and safety requirements for flying drones and getting licensed by the FAA. Imagery/data from student and faculty drone flights are used for multimedia storytelling and 3D mapping projects.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2021