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


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


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.

Isaiah Perry (digital arts major): Printing Three-Dimensional Objects Built From Imagery, Computer-Aided Design Software, or Models.


The 26 October 2017 issues of the Basement Medicine reported on this project.


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