Can Drone Technology Help Your Permaculture Design Process?

Sure, walking your land is a great observation technique, but when you need to see spatial relationships between features of your property, only an aerial image will do the job. Google Earth Pro can help, but you won’t get high-definition image quality from satellites! So what’s the answer? Join Rob Avis as he reviews two drones that have transformed his permaculture design process: the DJI Mini 2 and the DJI Phantom 4. From discussing safety concerns and pilots’ licenses to explaining how photogrammetry gives you stitched photos that can be converted into maps using simple georeferenced orthophoto or contour mapping software, Rob gives an intro to drone usage for permaculture.

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