Geo-spatial technologies for the study of agro-forestry systems
This Service provides researchers and other users with the acquisition of spatial information of crops and forests through remote-sensing platforms, mainly based on drones and diverse sensors (visible-RGB, multi-spectral). In addition, processing and analysis of the remotely-sensed data and images with customised algorithms and/or commercial software is offered, which allows to generate a georeferenced and high-quality product adapted to the user’s requirements.
To do this, the Service has a specialized team as well as monitoring technologies that include drones, cameras and sensors, GPS-RTK equipment, access to satellite image servers, and specific software for the analysis of images and geospatial data. The costs offered are variable depending on different factors: 1) travel costs to the working place from the ICA-CSIC office in Madrid, 2) flight length and study/analysis surface, 3) type of remote platform, camera or sensor used, 4) personnel needed to carry out work outdoors and in the office.
- Geographical information acquisition with GPS-RTK and/or PDA and/or mobile devices Design of sequences for data acquisition in the field.
- Analysis, acquisition and treatment of satellite images and orthophotomaps.
- Applications development for data analysis and treatment.
- Acquisition service for optical, thermal, multispectral and hyperspectral images through unmanned aerial platforms (UAV, drone, RPAS).