Use of UAVs for fauna detection as support of hunting census. REDIAM

R. Prieto Molina, E. Méndez, J.J. Vales, I. Pino, I.R. Carpintero, L. Granado, G. Montoya, F. Giménez de Azcárate, F. Cáceres, J.M. Moreira


The following paper details the methodology for analyzing the potential of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) as suitable observation platforms for obtaining thermal images of hunting areas, and for the estimation of number of individuals for these populations (fauna, in this case deer). Due to limitations detected in the initial information, some of the work stages are alternative approaches to an optimal process. On this basis, specific technical flight requirements are proposed in order to carry out a more appropriate analysis.


Census; Fauna; Remote sensing; UAV; GSD; GNSS; GPS; INS; Environmental Information Network of Andalusia (REDIAM).

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