Unmanned Aerial Systems

Lesson Objectives
To describe the theory and applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or "drones."

Prep Item

See legacy RSCC material below for historical information about aerial photography

Powerpoint Slides
Brief introduction to the theory and applications of UAS (provided by Dan Heins and Andy Jenks of the University of Minnesota)

Readings from the Previous RSCC website (legacy material, but still valuable)
History of Aerial Photo Interpretation
Description of Image Scale

Introduction to Stereoscopy