Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

SpatialVideoUnmanned aerial systems, often referred to as drones, are fast becoming a fundamental implement in the modern forester’s toolkit. With these instruments, foresters can measure tree height, conduct tree health assessments and gain an unparalleled view of forest canopy composition. Dr. Daniel Unger, professor of remote sensing and geographic information systems, piloted one of the college’s UASs to capture footage of forestry field station students surveying boundaries and conducting a forest inventory assessment at the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest.

 

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