Oct 15, 2018 1:00 PM - Oct 17, 2018 12:00 PM (Add to calendar)
2335 Williams Way Blvd. Richmond, Texas

This course is designed for both new and experienced users of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), with the purpose of teaching participants how to collect raw data and then create useful mapping products to accomplish their goals. Course topics will range from basic rules governing UAV use to processing raw data using GIS methods, and will also include hands-on training for setting up missions and using UAV equipment. Upon completion of the course attendees will have a basic understanding on how to setup and operate UAVs, as well as manipulate data collected to create useful end products.

The UAV Short Course will be held at The Long Acres Ranch (2335 Williams Way Blvd) in Richmond, Texas on October 15-17, 2018. The cost of the course is $350 for anyone wishing to attend. Registration fees will include all course material, a laptop to use, snacks and drinks during breaks and lunch on Wednesday (breakfast and dinner will be up to you). 

The course will be limited to 10 participants and will be accepted on a first come first served basis, please register as soon as possible. Registration will close October 12, 2018. 

What to Bring 
Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and sunglasses or a hat for the field portion of the event. We are expecting cooler temperatures but Texas weather can be variable! Please check ahead of time and plan to be outside for at least several hours on October 16th. Laptops will be provided to participants as well as handouts and note taking material. 

Ian T. Gates 
Texas A&M, Natural Resource Institute 


Monday, October 15th 
1:00 - 5:00PM 

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 
9:00AM – 5:00PM 

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 
9:00AM – 12:00PM 



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