The Latest Land Surveying Technology: Drones

Land Surveying Techniques

The potential of drones in the industry is being felt by a number of sectors, as developers discover new ways to use these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to improve the way they do business.

This is also true of land surveyors, particularly those working with oil and gas companies who need quick access to detailed data on large stretches of land.

How do you survey the land with a drone?

Land Surveying DronesThe basic principles of flying a drone remain the same no matter where they are deployed – you start it up, fly it to the desired location, use the tools and camera to achieve the data you need and bring it into the land.

In land surveying, this means launching a drone above the area that needs to be monitored, creating images of the landscape with … Read the rest

Drones Improve Land Surveying

Land Surveying Drones

Land surveying can be tough work, requiring the ideal tools, dedicated time in the field and a lot of effort spent compiling the data.

The problem with this hands-on approach is that not only is it time-consuming, it can affect accuracy levels.

Companies are now looking at surveying drones and LiDAR to approve the accuracy of their methods and data, and the efficiency of their work.

What are the advantages of using these land surveying drones over traditional techniques?

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Many companies are sure to look towards UAVs for land surveying because of the potential time that can be saved, the costs that can be cut and the safety implications that are offered.

But there is one other advantage to drones that cannot be overlooked: drones are just more accurate than humans.

This accuracy can be seen in … Read the rest