Project Methodology

The core my thesis is the generation of an orthomosaic and digital terrain model (DTM) from an iPhone 5s. I then assess the accuracy and demonstrate practical GIS applications.

The following pages detail the methods of my first project.

UAS Equipment

Project Site – Lime Ridge Open Space

Flight Planning, Imagery Acquisition, and Ground Control

Image Processing

Accuracy Assessment

Volume Calculation


Applied Photogrammetry Using Drone Technology and the World's Most Popular Camera

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