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Program of the next Workshop on Standardization of procedures in using UAS for environmental monitoring

WORKSHOP

Standardization of procedures in using UAS for environmental monitoring

Coimbra, Portugal, 6th November, 2019

PROGRAMME (draft)

8:30 – 9:30 – Registration

9:30 – 9:45 – Welcome and Introduction

9:45 – 10:00– HARMONIOUS Activities – Salvatore Manfreda, BrigittaToth

 

1st session – Monitoring Natural Ecosystems with UAS

10:00 – 10:15  Do’s, dont’s and aha’s in UAS spectral remote sensingHelge Aasen.

10:15 – 10:30  Methods for automated habitat mapping and their potential relationship with current strategic monitoringSander Mucher, Rob Jongman and Bob Bunce.

10:30 – 10:45  Detecting marine litter on sandy beaches by using UAS-based orthophotos and machine learning methodsGil R. Gonçalves, Umberto Andriolo, Luis Pinto and Filipa Bessa.

10:45 – 11:00  Concept, Design and Implementation of a Prototype of a Spatial Data Infrastructure for UAS-based Environmental MonitoringGernot Paulus, Karl-Heinrich Anders, Carolin Ortner and Thomas Winkler.

11:00 – 11:20  Vegetation characterization with optical, thermal and hyperspectral sensorsMatthew McCabe(invited)

11:20 – 12:00  Poster session and Coffee Break

 

2nd Session – Monitoring Natural Ecosystems with UAS

 12:00  – 12:15 Bridging the gap between in situ measurements and proximity sensing via UAS: an experimental case for the Vegetation Monitoring Harmonious working groupAntonino Maltese, Pavel Alekseychik, Fulvio Capodici, Giuseppe Ciraolo, Silvano Dal Sasso, Felix Frances, Loris Franco, Giovanni Gugliuzza, Holger Lilienthal, Mauro Lo Brutto, Salvatore Manfreda, Matthew McCabe, Antonio Motisi, Yoann Malbeteau, Giuseppe Provenzano, Goran Tmušić and Matteo Ziliani.

12:15 – 12:30  Spatio-temporal heterogeneity in vegetation – Could we understand it better using UAS? – Jana Mullerova, Josef Bruna, Martynas Bucas, Joan Estrany, Xurxo Gago, Rafi Kent, Salvatore Manfreda, Adrien Michez, Martin Mokros and Maria Tsafouli.

12:30 – 12:45  The usage of fixed-wing UAV RTK/PPK without ground control points within vegetation leaf-off and leaf-on season Martin Mokrošand Julián Tomaštík.

12:45 – 13:00  An Integrative Information Aqueduct to Close the Gaps between Global Satellite Observation of Water Cycle and Local Sustainable Management of Water Resources (iAqueduct)  – Yijian Zengand Bob Su.

13:00 – 13:15  Soil Surface Reflectance as a Tool to Estimate Water Infiltration Rate to the Soil ProfileNicolas Francos, Eyal Ben Dor, Nunzio Romano, Brigitta Szabó, Paolo Nasta, Antonino Maltese, Janos Mészáros and Monica Garcia.

 

13:15-14:40   Lunch

 

3rdSession – River Monitoring with UAS

14:40 – 15:00 Techniques for the processing and analysis of image velocimetry dataWernher Brevis(invited).

15:00 – 15:15  UAV/UWV applications for the detailed assessment of channel morphodynamics. A case study of Sajó River, HungaryLászló Bertalan, Bálint Nagy, Noémi Mária Szopos, Anette Eltner, Hannes Sardemann and David Mader.

15:15 – 15:30  An evaluation of image velocimetry techniques under low flow conditions and high seeding densities using Unmanned Aerial Systems – Sophie Pearce.

15:30 – 15:45  Towards a standard approach to UAS based data collection for optical monitoring of heterogeneous streamflow  – Dariia Strelnikova, Gernot Paulus, Karl-Heinrich Anders, Peter Mayr, Sabine Kaefer and Rudi Schneeberger.

15:45-16:00  Testing of particle thermal tracer for velocity estimation of shallow overland flows without using image processing algorithms: Laboratory experiments on stony and non-stony soil surfaces– Babar Mujtaba and João L.M.P. de Lima.

16:00 -16:15  UAS-Based 3D Mapping of Depositional Landforms Along the North Bulgarian Black Sea Coast for Habitats Identification and Classification. Bogdan Prodanov, Iliyan Kotsev, Radoslava Bekova and Todor Lambev.

16:15 -16:30  UAV Monitoring of Stream Restorations Jakub Langhammer.

 

16:30 – 17:10 –Poster session and Coffee Break

 

4th Session – The value of COST experience and networking

17:10 – 17:30  My experience with the NEUBIAS COST action – Gaby Martins(invited).

17:30 – 18:00 Discussion and Closing

 

Poster Session (during the coffee breaks)

Abdurrahim Aydin and Remzi Eker. Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in inventory, assessment and monitoring of natural hazards in forested areas.

Tomasz Berezowski and Marcin Kulawiak. Development and testing of UAV platform for hyperspectral monitoring of environment.

Matjaz Nekrep Perc, Rok Kamnik and Janja Kramer Stajnko. Cost HARMONIOUS inspired student projects at the University of Maribor.

Juan Manuel Jurado Rodríguez, Lourdes Martínez Cartas and Francisco Feito. Multi-temporal and individual inventory on olive plantations for disease prediction.

Remzi Eker and Abdurrahim Aydın. UAV-Based Very High-Resolution Data for Monitoring Landslide Deformations.

Edvinas Tiskus, Martynas Bučas and Vaiva Stragauskaitė. Mapping of aquatic vegetation habitats and water bird distribution using unmanned aerial vehicle.

Sina Maghami Nick, Mehmet Can Tunca, Selen Deviren Saygin, Burak Demirel, Hasan Sabri Ozturk, Ali Kerem Saysel, Nadim Copty and Gunay Erpul. Monitoring of Soil Salinity and Sodicity in the Konya Plain, Turkey.

János Mészáros, Zsombor Nemerkényi and Balázs Nagy. UAV surveys in high mountainous environment – Ojos del Salado, Chile.

João Abrantes and João de Lima. Detecting very shallow surface flows by means of thermal tracers: results from laboratory and field tests.

João Abrantes, João de Lima, Isabel de Lima, Daniel Pires and Joaquim Reis. Stream flow measurements using dual infrared/optical video camera and drone: field works in the Beça River, north of Portugal.

João de Lima, José M. Gonçalves, Isabel de Lima, João Abrantes and Manuel Nunes. Examples of laboratory and field application of infrared thermography in surface hydrology.

 

 

Location

The workshop will be held at the Department of Civil Engineering of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of theUniversity of Coimbra.

This Department is located in the Campus II of the University of Coimbra (Pólo II), on the right bank of the Mondego river, as shown in the map below.

Address: Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Pólo II – Universidade de Coimbra,

Rua Luís Reis Santos, 3030-788 Coimbra, Portugal

 

coordinates: ▼ 40.185444, -8.415287

 

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