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 les.kanat@northernvermont.edu.





Drone

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

 

Research Articles

2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference

Structure For Motion Workshop

 

Imaging Software

Agisoft PhotoScan

Lidar data from VCGI

Introduction to Structure for Motion from SERC

Jarleth O'Neil-Dunne's Youtube channel for image processing

 

3D Printer

Prusa i3 MK2 Mulit-material

Prusa Printers

 

Student Projects

Robert Ferullo (environmental science major): Building Digital Elevation Models From Imagery.

Alec Jones (environmental science major): Draping Digital Imagery Over Lidar Data.

Adriana Noyes (environmental science major): Printing Three-Dimensional Objects Built From Imagery and GIS work.

Kayla Pelloni (environmental science major): Printing Three-Dimensional Objects Built From Imagery and GIS work.

 

Presentations and Publications

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.

 

 

Pictures

 

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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