Use of Remote Sensing in Dam Safety-Including Drones: Agenda

June 8, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern

  • Introduction (5 Min)
    • a.Safety Message
    • b.Chris Bio
    • c.Dan Bio
  • Today’s Technology (5 Min)
    • From Here -> To Here
      • None of today’s tech would be possible without the evolution of tech…
  • Drone Technology (10 Min)
    • Stats on current drone market
    • Types of drones
      • Fixed Wing vs. quad, hex, octocopter
      • Pros and cons of each
    • Remote Sensing
    • Photogrammetry NOT LiDAR (More Below)
    • Major hardware players and manufacturers
    • Computer Technology (10 Min)
      • Major software players and manufacturers
      • Mobile Technology
      • Flight Planning
      • Cloud Computing
      • SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
      • GPU
  • Drone Regulations (10 Min)
    • 2016 – FAA Part 107
    • How to become a pilot
    • Part 107 Rules
    • Airspace and Resources
    • LAANC
    • Safety (SOP – Checklists)
  • Drones and Dams (1 hour)
    • How drone technology can be applied to Dams (5 Min)
      • Potential Uses
    • Drone Derived Products
      • Panoramic Photos 
      • Renderings
      • Video Inspection
      • VR Headsets
      • 360 Video
      • Photogrammetry
        • Ground Control
          • GPS Discussion
          • Control and Check Points
        • Flight Planning
        • Orthophotograph
        • Digital Surface Model
        • Digital Terrain Model
        • Hillshaded Relief
        • Point Clouds
        • Reality Mesh / Digital Twin
        • Accuracy
    • Future of Technology
  • Conclusion
  • Questions/Quiz
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