Special Issue "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics"
A special issue of ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (ISSN 2220-9964).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2016).
Interests: computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection and tracking; fusion and registering from imaging sensors; superresolution from low-resolution image sensors
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) offer an interesting opportunity to acquire geographic information that can be conveniently processed for subsequent data analysis. This can be achieved by sensing technologies installed onboard UAVs and specific tools. The huge amount of data collected from UAVs represents a new challenge regarding developments of processing, storage, and transmission techniques, where the confluence of multidisciplinary technologies is always welcome.
Therefore, UAVs, and the sensory technologies onboard such platforms, enable different applications for efficient Earth observation. An overview of sensory technologies and of UAVs, in collaboration with relevant geomatics applications, is provided in Pajares (2015), which can be used by authors as a guide.
This Special Issue will publish papers covering a broad variety of perspectives based on geo-information. Topics include, but are not limited, to UAVs for:
- Agriculture and forestry
- Disaster monitoring
- Environmental monitoring
- Land coverage and vegetation
- Atmospheric observation
- Urban environments
Pajares, G. An Overview and Current Status of Remote Sensing Applications Based on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Photogrammetry Engineering and Remote Sensing, 2015 Vol. 81, No. 4, April 2015, pp. 281-329; doi: 10.14358/PERS.81.4.197.
Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz
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