15 November 2019

Applications of UAS: Best Practices and Case Studies

HARMONIOUS network contributed to the new book entitled “Applications of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Best Practices and Case Studies” with two chapters: Chapter 8: UAS for […]
27 October 2019

New Insights Offered by UAS for River Monitoring

Traditional monitoring approaches are unlikely to provide the level of detail required to advance  our understanding and description of the underlying physical processes and mechanisms for […]
20 October 2019

Bridging the gap between ground-based sampling, and remote sensing via UAS

Preliminary results of the WG2 will be presented during the next 33th ASITA conference in Trieste. The Activities will be presented by the WG leader Antonino […]
6 September 2019

Estimating root zone soil moisture across the Eastern United States with passive microwave satellite data and a simple hydrologic model

Root zone soil moisture (RZSM) affects many natural processes and is an important component of environmental modeling, but it is expensive and challenging to monitor for […]
7 March 2019

Emerging Earth Observing Platforms Offer New Insights Into Hydrological Processes

Data, and its timely delivery, presents one of the major constraints in advancing the hydrological sciences. Traditional monitoring techniques are time consuming, expensive, and discontinuous in […]
31 January 2019

Assessing the Accuracy of Digital Surface Models Derived from Optical Imagery Acquired with Unmanned Aerial Systems

Some useful recommendations for UAS-surveys aimed at the derivation of 3D surface models can be found in our recent manuscript published on Drones MDPI. The results […]
30 January 2019

On the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Environmental Monitoring

Our review manuscript "On the Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems for Environmental Monitoring" has been just published on MDPI Remote Sensing
1 January 2019

Comparison of thermal, salt and dye tracing to estimate shallow flow velocities: Novel triple-tracer approach

The accurate measurement of shallow flow velocities is crucial to understand and model the dynamics of sediment and pollutant transport by overland flow. In this study, a novel triple-tracer […]
21 December 2018

Combining a thermal tracer with a transport model to estimate shallow flow velocities

For a long time, tracer techniques based on dyes, salts and more recently heat have been used to estimate shallow flow velocities. Traditionally, flow velocity estimation […]