FORS 7690

WSFNR FORS 7690, Fall 2016


    Click HERE to access the lab data repository!!! You can click HERE too       Nothing will happen If you click here. Download OcNF_Data.gdb2.zip from the data repository and set up your project workspace on the E:\ drive (even though the lab document or screen shots may reference […]

Lab 1. Soft introduction to ArcMap


I have installed FlashBack Express (FBE) on the GIS lab machines.  If you do not already have a favorite screen recording software, I suggest using it.  Operation is simple: Stage your ArcMap project or task Open a Notepad document and type your name, the date, and your task number.  Make sure this […]

flashback express


    As I documented in the course syllabus, your quiz 5 exam is comprised of two tasks.  The first part is to video-document the 38 common ArcGIS tasks listed below.  (The second part will be administered during the course’s scheduled final exam period – See Syllabus).  Please use the GIS […]

ArcGIS Video Task List



How-To Collect Data with SoloForest and the Flint GPS Units Information in this document is modified from pdf documents put together by Johnny Thompson, LandMark Systems Flint Basics This unit uses a windows operating system and a stylus to navigate Turn the unit on with the on/off button Refresh (turn […]

Solo Forest GPS



Kinematic Analysis of a Rock Slope at Strecno Castle (Slovakia) Based on the Processing of the Point Cloud Generated by UAV Photogrammetry https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-53498-5_48     An investigation of image processing techniques for substrate classification based on dominant grain size using RGB images from UAV https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01431161.2016.1249309   SPECIAL ISSUE: Imaging and […]

interesting articles



An Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) includes the 1) aircraft or airframe, 2) its payload, and 3) the ground control system/station. Table 1 contains a short overview of the aircraft we recently purchased for use here at Warnell. They range from a small DJI Spark that is suitable for practicing flying […]

Lecture 11: Warnell UAV Fleet



Common vegetation indices Green Index: Float (Green Layer) / Float (Red + Green + blue) Normalized Difference Vegetation Index “NDVI”: Float( NIR – Red) / Float( NIR + Red) NDVI requires information from the near-infrared range of the electromagnetic spectrum Requires a special sensor like the MicaSense RedEdge-M (below) that […]

Lecture 9: Supervised Classification in ArcMap