Aerial Mapping – Technologies and Procedures
Registration: 8:00 – 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Aerial Mapping Program Overview
Types of UAS/sUAS platforms
Uses of drone technology
UAS Mapping Principles
General aerial photography
LiDAR point clouds and scanning
GIS dataset acquisition
History and Development of the UAS Platforms
UAS Photogrammetry – Principles and Procedures
GPS and coordinate systems
Post processing and adjustments
Post Processing – Software Applications
Basic data requirements
Commercial software applications
Demonstration of Small Photogrammetry Project
Live demonstration of a small project using Pix4D
FAA Commercial UAS Regulations
Commercial use activities
FAA Part 107 licensing requirements
Flight regulations for UAS
FAA Knowledge Test – General Overview
Primer on the FAA Part 107 knowledge test
Knowledge test areas of study
Do I need to be a pilot?
General do’s and don’ts of UAS operations
Commercial operator liability considerations
Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in all states and 6.5 PDHs to professional land surveyors in most states, including New York.
HalfMoon Education is approved by New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying as a continuing education provider for engineers and land surveyors (NYSED Sponsor No. 35).
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional land surveyors and engineers in Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is also an approved education provider for Florida and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Mark D. Jones, P.E.Principal at Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC
Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.