Drones for Conservation - Field Guide for Photographers, Researchers, Conservationists and Archaeologists
Environmental Conservation & Heritage Preservation
by Kike Calvo
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About the Book
• Intro to Using Drones for Conservation
• New Technologies and Remote Communities
• Logbook Keeping and Mission Planning
. Best Ways to Back Up Your Aerial Footage and Stills
• Understanding the Basics of Infrared Cameras
• Case Studies from Yale, Harvard, National Geographic and more.
Foreword by Thomas E. Lovejoy, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University, and National Geographic Conservation Fellow
“Drones for conservation is essentially just in its infancy, but while we can lament the possible consequent avoidance of a good slog of a field study, we can already see multiple benefits falling from the skies as it were…/…So Drones for Conservation is very much a first. With actual examples from around the world, it also has very practical sections on how to use drones effectively – as usual there is never a substitute for carefully thinking out a project in advance.” Thomas E. Lovejoy, Ph.D. , National Geographic Conservation Fellow.
Features & Details
- Category Arts & Photography Books
8×10 in, 21×26 cm
- Softcover: 9781366675804
- Publish Date Dec 06, 2016
- Language English
- Tags Drones for Conservation, Quadcopters, Drones, Kike Calvo, National Geographic, National Geographic Creative, Conservation, Archaeology, Research, 3D Printing, 3D Mapping, 3D Scanning, Nadir Flight Plans, Oblique Flight Plans, Mission Planning, Georeference, Orthomosaic, sUAV, UAV, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Photography, Aerial Photography, Mapping, Photogrammetry, Forestry Mapping, Cultural Heritage Imaging, Aerial Mapping, Photographic Surveying, Humanitarian Response, UAV Imagery, Crisis Response, Crisis Mapping, Humanitarian Technologies, Reconstruction, Climate Change, Humanitarian, Aerial Imagery, Urban Planning, Remote Sensing, Fixed Wings, Thomas E. Lovejoy, Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University, National Geographic Conservation Fellow
Kike Calvo is an award-winning photographer, journalist and author. He has traveled on assignment to more than 95 countries and his photography has been published in Time Magazine, The New York Times, National Geographic and many others. Well respected in the industry, Kike's influential National Geographic Blog series "Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles" profiles insightful information, research and thoughts on using drones for journalism, photography and conservation. He is the author of series of books on drones including "Drones for Conservation"and "Drones & sUAV Pilot Logbook". Kike continues his education by teaching photography at workshops around the world. He is currently a Photography Expert for National Geographic / Lindblad Expeditions and is represented by National Geographic Creative. Kike tweets at @kikecalvo and posts on Instagram at @KIKEO.