Using drones for high-resolution forest inventory

Bitcomp has participated several R&D projects in recent years aiming to develop methods for producing fine resolution forest data based on UAV surveys. In Maaseutu 2.0 project (ended in February 2018), we piloted use of UAVs for detecting storm damages, producing up-to-date forest data and monitoring vegetation changes in agricultural land. In summer and autumn 2017 we analyzed several forest …

Water quality estimation by UAV-photography

The monitoring of lakes is mainly based on collecting water samples, which are transported to a laboratory for analysis. In lake-rich regions, the gathering of information about water quality is challenging because only a small proportion of the lakes can be assessed each year. One of the techniques for improving the temporal and spatial representativeness of lake monitoring is remote …