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Course Overview

In recent years, drones have emerged as an important platform for aerial photo collection. Drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), have been greatly used in the geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing field. Drone collected aerial images have been used in various fields. This course focuses on introducing UAS standards and regulations, technical, and applied aspects of drone as a tool for collecting geospatial data.

What You'll Learn

  • The regulatory and legal context for UAS operation in the national airspace
  • Prepares students for the FAA Part 107 Exam
  • Introduction to the principles and concepts of crew resource management (CRM)
  • Flight plan design
  • Field data collection
  • Process collected aerial images to derive useful geospatial information

Who Should Attend

The course is targeted for professionals who require knowledge and skills on the use of UAS in their organization in the field of civil engineering, survey, geography, geology, hydrology, archeology, meteorology, oceanography, real estate management, urban planning, and geospatial intelligence.

Prerequisites

Basic understanding of Geographic Information Systems concepts or equivalent knowledge.

Continuous internet access, PC (Windows 8 or later) or MAC, and microphone are required to attend the Live Online session and webcam is recommended. Latest version of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge browsers are also recommended.

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Type
Live Online
Days
M, Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Mar 27, 2023 to Apr 13, 2023
Type
In-Person Class
Days
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Apr 08, 2023 to Apr 15, 2023
Type
Live Online
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Apr 08, 2023 to Apr 15, 2023
Schedule
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Live Online  
Course Fee(s)
fee non-credit $795.00
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 24, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 24, 2023

UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This course is Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. For more information, visit the UNM Tuition Remission information page click here.

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