Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Environmental Monitoring Short Course

Monday, 19 June 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, 23 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Cranfield University Campus, Bedfordshire

This 5 day Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Environmental Monitoring course will cover the principles of UAV flight control (theory, practice and practical demo), image processing (data capture and analysis) and data interpretation (using data from different case studies). The course will strengthen current knowledge of UAVs for environmental science whilst also addressing wider relevant key elements on data capture, analysis and interpretation.

This course consolidates the application of UAV technology by introducing environmental professionals and researchers to state-of-the art technology for environmental monitoring - a key skill gap identified by the Environment Sector.

The course is specially targeted to governmental organisations, researchers and environmental consultants that could benefit from the use of UAV technology, drawing upon two world-leading specialisms of Cranfield University featuring talks from the following specialists:

  • Dr Monica Rivas Casado - Lecturer in Applied Env Statistics (Cranfield University)
  • Dr James Whidborne - Reader (Cranfield University)
  • Mr Tim Brewer - Senior Lecturer (Cranfield University)
  • Dr Ian Maddock (University of Worcester)
  • Dr Woodget (University of Worcester)


  • £1,400 – Standard
  • £1,280 – IES members
  • 20% discount for Cranfield alumni & PhD students
  • 10% discount for colleagues of alumni

Accommodation is available at Mitchell Hall which is located on campus.

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Who to contact

Rhianna Jarvis

Events & Training Lead

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