Drones — Editors


Dr. Diego Gonzalez-Aguilera
Head of the Land and Cartographic Engineering Department; Head of the TIDOP Research Group, Higher Polytechnic School of Avila, University of Salamanca, Hornos Caleros, 50, 05003 Avila, Spain
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Interests: geomatic; photogrammetry; computer vision; laser scanning; remote sensing; unmanned aerial vehicles
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez Gonzalvez
Associate Editor
TIDOP Research Group, Higher Polytechnic School of Avila, University of Salamanca, Hornos Caleros, 50, 05003 Avila, Spain | Department of Mining Technology, Topography and Structures, University of León, Avda. Astorga, s/n, 24401 Ponferrada, Spain
Interests: UAS; LiDAR; TLS and gaming sensors to engineering and architecture; Radiometric and geometric calibration of geomatic sensors

Editorial Board

Dr. Costas Armenakis
Associate Professor and Program Director, Geomatics Engineering, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, 4700 Keele Str, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
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Interests: Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing mapping including the development of low-cost unmanned mobile mapping systems, mapping from high resolution imagery, photogrammetric processing of image-sequences for sensor location and 3D mapping, 3D modelling using optical and lidar data and the integration of GIS and remote sensing methods and data for risk assessment and disaster management
Prof. Dr. Georg Bareth
GIS & RS Group, Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, D-50923 Cologne, Germany
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Interests: low-weight UAVs; hyperspectral and multisepctral remote sensing; field spectrometry; terrestrial lasercanning; 3D analysis; plant biomass; plant nitrogen; change detection; matter fluxes; precision agriculture; spatial data management
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing Methods for Modeling, Mapping, and Monitoring Vegetation and Agricultural Crops
Special Issue: Spatial Data Acquisition, Handling, and Analysis in Agro-Geoinformatics
Special Issue: Research Data Management
Dr. Kim Calders
Earth Observation, Climate and Optical group, National Physical Laboratory, Hampton Road, Teddington, TW11 0LW, UK and UCL Department of Geography, University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
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Interests: LiDAR, 3D measurements, remote sensing, forestry, ecosystem monitoring and modelling, fusion of ground-based and airborne data
Dr. Ismael Colomina
GeoNumerics, Castelldefels, Spain
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Interests: geomatics; navigation; geometric photogrammetry and remote sensing; sensor modelling; sensor integration; sensor orientation and calibration; multi-sensor integration for orientation and navigation; indoor/outdoor navigation; estimation methods; software systems for orientation and navigation; unmanned aerial systems; unmanned aerial systems for photogrammetry, remote sensing and mapping; combined terrestrial and aerial mobile mapping systems
Dr. Marc Pierrot Deseilligny
Universite Paris-Est, IGN, ENSG, LOEMI, 6-8 Avenue Blaise Pascal, 77455 Champs-sur-Marne, France
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Interests: photogrammetry, computer vision, image processing, free open source, UAV, metrology
Prof. Dr. Markus Gerke
Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, Technical University of Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
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Interests: image geometry; scene understanding; UAVs; oblique airborne photogrammetry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Object-Based Image Analysis—Linking with Computer Vision and Machine Learning
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Felipe Gonzalez Toro
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Australian Research Center for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA), Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
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Interests: UAV, gas sensors, imaging sensors; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection, sense and avoid
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: UAV Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing
Special Issue: UAV or Drones for Remote Sensing Applications
Dr. Görres Grenzdörffer
Chair for Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Rostock University, J.-v.-Liebig Weg 6, Rostock, Germany
Interests: applications of RS in agriculture, environment, surveying, bathymetry, birds etc.; UAS photogrammetry and sensor fusion
Dr. David Hernandez-Lopez
Regional Development Institute, University of Castilla-La Mancha,Campus Universitario s/n, 02071 Albacete, Spain
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Interests: photogrammetry; geomatic software development; geodesy; map projections
Dr. Eija Honkavaara
Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, Geodeetinrinne 2, FI-02430 Masala, Finland
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Interests: photogrammetry; hyperspectral imaging; radiometry; calibration; machine vision; UAV
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Frontiers in Spectral Imaging and 3D Technologies for Geospatial Solutions
Dr. Higinio González Jorge
School of Mining Engineering, University of Vigo, Campus Universitario Lagoas, 36310 Vigo, Spain
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Interests: civil engineering; geoinformatics
Prof. Maggi Kelly
Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley, 130 Mulford Hall #3114, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114, USA
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Interests: data fusion; spatial data science; historical ecology; environmental science; participatory research; remote sensing; spatial modeling; high resolution; spatial-temporal analysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: The Use of Drones at Field Stations and Research Reserves
Prof. Dr. Massimo Menenti
Department of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Stevinweg 1, 2628 CN, Delft, The Netherlands
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Interests: multi-spectral observations of land surface processes; particularly land-atmosphere interactions
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Earth Observation for Water Resource Management in Africa
Special Issue: Applications of Infrared Thermography to Infrastructure Inspection
Special Issue: Understanding Land Surface Processes and Ecosystem Changes with Optical and Laser Remote Sensing
Dr. Miguel A. Moreno
Superior Technical School of Agricultural Engineering and Regional Centre of Water Research (CREA), UCLM, Albacete, Spain
Interests: Use of aerial drones in agriculture, forestry and environmental applications; Calibration and validation of tools to link geomatic information to crop stage and health to determine crop needs; Calibration of thermal, multispectral and hyperspectral sensors; Development of methodologies to minimize the cost of application of drones in agriculture
Dr. Francesco Nex
Department of Earth Observation Science (EOS), ITC Faculty, University of Twente PO Box 217, 7500 AE, Enschede, The Netherlands
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Interests: geometric and radiometric sensors; sensor fusion; calibration of imageries; signal/image processing; mission planning; navigation and position/orientation; Machine learning; Simultaneous localization and mapping; Regulations, and economic impact; agriculture; geosciences; urban area; architecture; monitoring/change detection; education
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Recent Trends in UAV Remote Sensing
Prof. Dr. Fabio Remondino
Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK), 3D Optical Metrology (3DOM) unit, Trento, Italy; Chair EuroSDR Commission 1 “Data Acquisition”; President of ISPRS Technical Commission II “Photogrammetry”; Vice-President CIPA Heritage Documentation
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Interests: photogrammetry; laser scanning; 3D reconstruction; 3D modeling; sensor integration
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Time-of-Flight Range-Imaging Cameras
Special Issue: Efficient Capturing of 3D Objects at a National Level: With a Focus on Buildings and Infrastructure
Special Issue: Remote Sensed Data and Processing Methodologies for 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures
Special Issue: Sensors and Techniques for 3D Object Modeling in Underwater Environments
Special Issue: 3D Reconstruction & Semantic Information from Aerial and Satellite Images
Dr. Efstratios Stylianidis
School of Spatial Planning & Development, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: photogrammetry; geomatics; surveying; UAV; drone; geomatics and photogrammetric applications; laser scanning; GIS; 3D documentation
Dr. Federico Tombari
CAMP, Technische Universität München, Boltzmannstr. 3, München, Germany
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Interests: Invariant feature detection and description for 2D, 3D and RGB-D data; 2D/3D/RGB-D object recognition and categorization; stereo vision; deep learning for computer vision; SLAM and 3D reconstruciton
Dr. Geert J. Verhoeven
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection & Virtual Archaeology (LBI ArchPro), Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft GmbH, Franz-Klein-Gasse 1, A-1190 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: Archaeology; Cultural heritage; Remote sensing; Airborne remote sensing; UAV-based imaging; Image-based modelling; Image fusion; GIS; 3D documentation; 3D digitization; Data visualisation; Photography; Scientific imaging; Multispectral imaging; Hyperspectral imaging
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: (Re)Defining the Archaeological Use of UAVs

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