The Drone Project
Johnson State College acquired a drone in July 2017 for research and other endeavours. This page provides links to some the resources related to this project.
If you are interested in using the drone, then please contact Dr. Leslie Kanat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DJI Phantom 4 Pro Details
DJI Phantom 4 Pro User Manual
Learning how to fly videos from DJI
Learn how to fly from Tom's Tech Time or the associated videos
The FAA has YouTube site dedicated to UAS
2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference
Structure For Motion Workshop
Integrating GPS, SfM, and TLS into Geoscience Field Courses (SERC)
Analyzing High Resolution Topography with TLS and SfM (GETSI)
SfM Photogrammetry using Agisoft, from UNAVCO
Lidar data from VCGI
Introduction to Structure for Motion from SERC
Jarleth O'Neil-Dunne's Youtube channel for image processing and ArcGIS Pro training
ArcUser paper regarding georeferencing
VT statewide coverage of QL2 Lidar
Prusa i3 MK2 Mulit-material
Prusa models to print
Robert Ferullo (environmental science major): Building Digital Elevation Models From Imagery: Agisoft Photoscan Tutorial [April 2018]
Alec Jones (environmental science major): Importing Digital Elevation Models into ArcGIS [April 2019]
Lilly Kolbenson (environmental science major): Using a Drone and LIDAR Data to Create a 3D model of a Landslide Site or the ESRI Story Map [December 2018]
Adriana Noyes (environmental science major) and Kayla Pelloni (environmental science major): Beginner's Guide to Operating the Prusa i3 MK2.5 3-Dimensional Four-Color Printer [May 2019]
Collin Safford (mathematics major): G-Code and 3D-Printing [May 2019]
The 26 October 2017 issues of the Basement Medicine reported on this project.
31 January 2018: The Vermont State College Symposium at the State House in Montpelier, VT. A poster presentation entitled: Quantitative Analysis of Immediate Environmental Problems Using Inexpensive Drone Technology. Authors: Alec Jones and Robert Ferullo.
18-20 March 2018: Northeastern Section of Geological Society of America meeting in Burlington, VT. A poster presentation entitled: Quantitative Analysis of Immediate Environmental Problems Using Inexpensive Drone Technology. Authors: Alec Jones, Robert Ferullo, Adriana Noyes and Kayla Pelloni.
25 April 2018: Johnson State College Student Symposium. A poster presentation entitled: Printing Three-Dimensional Objects Built From Imagery and GIS work.
Authors: Kayla Pelloni and Adriana Noyes.
Kayla Pelloni and Adriana Noyes printing the first four-color 3D object (25 April 2018)
Alec Jones, Kayla Pelloni, Adriana Noyes, and Robert Ferullo at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America Northeastern Section (18 March 2018)
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