UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems

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Held together with Birte Klein at the Joint Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, Wetpol and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium 2011, Prague, 2011-7-5

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UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems

  1. 1. Institute for Geography <br /> Münster<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />Christian Knoth, Birte Klein, <br />Till Kleinebecker, Torsten Prinz, Birgit Sieg<br />Ifgicopter Group – University of Muenster<br />Joint Meeting of Society of Wetland Scientists, Wetpol and Wetland Biogeochemistry Symposium 2011, Prague, 2011-7-5<br />http://purl.net/ifgi/copter<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />1. Introduction<br />2. Project<br />3. Preliminary Results<br />4. Model Classification<br />5. Perspective<br />2<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />Ifgicopter - project description:<br /><ul><li>Aim: using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) as a platform for gathering all kinds of sensor data
  4. 4. high flexibility
  5. 5. little operating costs
  6. 6. variable spatial andtemporal resolution</li></ul>3<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  7. 7. Quadrotor Sensor Platforms<br />4<br /> “Mikrokopter” (building kit)<br />  carries IXUS400 (NIR only)<br /> “Microdrones” (ready-to-use product)<br />  carries LUMIX LX3 (UV-VIS-NIR)<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  8. 8. Quadrotor Sensor Platforms<br />5<br /> “Mikrokopter” (building kit)<br />  carries IXUS400 (NIR only)<br /> “Microdrones” (ready-to-use product)<br />  carries LUMIX LX3 (UV-VIS-NIR)<br />(semi-) autonomous navigation via GPS and flight planning software<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  9. 9. Image Enhancement<br />6<br />CIR<br />NIR<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  10. 10. Image Enhancement<br />7<br />CIR<br />NIR<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  11. 11. Study Area<br />8<br />Uchter Moor (Germany, Niedersachsen)<br /><ul><li>rewetting mining areas since 2004</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  12. 12. Preliminary Results<br />9<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  13. 13. Preliminary Results<br />10<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  14. 14. Preliminary Results<br />11<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  15. 15. Preliminary Results<br />12<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  16. 16. Model Classification<br />13<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  17. 17. Model Classification<br />14<br /><ul><li>water surface</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  18. 18. Model Classification<br />15<br /><ul><li>water surface
  19. 19. birch trees(Betula)</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  20. 20. Model Classification<br />16<br /><ul><li>water surface
  21. 21. birch trees(Betula)
  22. 22. cotton grass(Eriophorum)</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  23. 23. Model Classification<br />17<br /><ul><li>water surface
  24. 24. birch trees(Betula)
  25. 25. cotton grass(Eriophorum)
  26. 26. sphagnum moss(Sphagnum)</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  27. 27. Model Classification<br />18<br /><ul><li>water surface
  28. 28. birch trees(Betula)
  29. 29. cotton grass(Eriophorum)
  30. 30. sphagnum moss(Sphagnum)
  31. 31. result</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  32. 32. Perspectives<br />19<br /><ul><li>conduction of further aerial surveys for change detection (monitoring)
  33. 33. quick-and-easy identification of restoration obstacles (e.g. draining mineral islands in restored bog polders)
  34. 34. improvement of object orientated classification processes (texture, geometry, 3D information)
  35. 35. development of workflows to support decision making during restoration of cut-over bogs (or other wetlands)</li></ul>UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />
  36. 36. Thank you for your kind attention!<br />Questions?<br />http://purl.net/ifgi/copter<br />20<br />Institute for Geography <br /> Münster<br />UAV-Based Close Range Remote Sensing as a Monitoring Tool for the Restoration of Bog Ecosystems<br />

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