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Training Course “Monitoring Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems with Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)”

HARMONIOUS Training Course 2020  – Villach, 26.-29.2 2020

COST Action HARMONIOUS is organizing a Training Course on UAS-based moitoring of Natural and Agricultural Ecosystems.


  1. Preprocessing of the UAS data
  • Flight planning and data preprocessing
  • Radiometric Calibration
  • 3D reconstruction with UAS (Photogrammetry)
  • Quality assessment of the UAS-products
  1. UAS Vegetation Monitoring

Explaining the theory and methods, hand on activities on the case studies

  • Monitoring Natural Ecosystems – plant composition/change and forest structure
  • Monitoring Agricultural Ecosystems – plant stress and soil moisture monitoring
  • Practical examples
  • Subgroup Activities on the case studies proposed by trainers (each participant chooses either natural or agricultural topic, students will work in small groups on the sample data provided with the help of material provided and tutors)


Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (CUAS)

Spatial Information Management, Europastrasse 4, A-9524 Villach, Austria

CUAS Campus in Villach/St. Magdalen


Free of charge, accommodation and travel will be supported by the COST Action HARMONIOUS – Harmonization of UAS techniques for agricultural and natural ecosystems monitoring.

Selected students from COST countries are eligible for an economical support of 800€.



To register, fill the form at

Places are limited and registration works on first come, first serve bases.


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