Soil erosion monitoring with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Project funded by own resources
Project title Soil erosion monitoring with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Principal Investigator(s) Kuhn, Nikolaus J.
Co-Investigator(s) Kuhn, Brigitte
Schaub, Daniel
Organisation / Research unit Departement Umweltwissenschaften / Physiogeographie und Umweltwandel (Kuhn)
Project start 01.01.2016
Probable end 31.12.2020
Status Active

Soil erosion is a major threat to soils. Mapping, monitoring and modelling of erosion is difficutl to its dynamic nature. Unmanned Aerial Vehlcles offer the opportunity forfast and accurate mapping of erosion patterns and volumes. This project explores the use of UAVs for erosion mapping in the context of Swiss legislation aimed at protecting soils.

Financed by University funds

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