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GIS Drone Training Course

  • March 18, 2024
  • March 20, 2024
  • Marshall University Harris Hall, Room 202
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  • Attend all days of the workshop at the active WVAGP member ($100/day) rate.
  • Attend all days of the workshop at the non-member ($200/day) rate.

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GIS Drone Training Course - March 2024

Have you been curious about learning to fly a drone? Want to know what you need to complete the drone flight exam (Part 107)? Dr. Jamie Leonard has offered to host a GIS Drone Training Course at Marshall University this March! See below for more information.

Course Information

When: March 18-20, 2024
Where: Marshall University, Harris Hall
Instructor: Dr. James Leonard
Course Prerequisites: None
Workshop Materials: All materials and drones will be provided for students for use in the course. Additional study materials for the Part 107 exam and drones for data collection will be recommended during the course, but not required.

Class includes:

  • How to Safely Operate a Drone

  • Legal Issues with Drones

  • How to Fly a Drone for Automated Data Collection

  • How to Process Drone Imagery

  • Exposure to Different Types of Drone Sensors: RGB, Thermal, NVDI

  • Part 107 exam is NOT included in the course

 WVAGP policy requires a minimum of 8 registrations to confirm a course. If the threshold is not met by EOB on Friday, March 1st, 2024, the course will be cancelled and all fees refunded. If a student is unable to attend, cancellation prior to March 1st, 2024 will be provided a full refund. You must contact WVAGP directly for the cancellation.

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