1-Day Training: Scientific Sensing using Unmanned Aircraft Systems AirCTEMPs 

Sensors, flight-platforms, applications, operations, and logistics 

December 13, 2015 - Stanford University


The NSF Centers for Transformative Environmental Monitoring Programs (CTEMPs) will offer a one day-short course on the applications of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS’s) in earth sciences. The workshop will present the diverse applications in Earth Sciences addressing UAS platform and sensor selection (LiDAR, Hyper-spectral, multi-spectral, FLIR, visible), mission planning (costs, timeline, staffing), and operational questions such as safety, planning, geo- referencing etc. 

Tentative Schedule


CTEMPs, via The National Science Foundation EAR Instrumentation and Facilities Program

Oregon State UniversityUniversity of Nevada Reno


Participation:  (Limited to 150 participants; by order of registration)

Registration:  To reserve a space, contact Amy Zimmerman (541-737-2041 or amy.zimmerman@oregonstate.edu): Registration is not binding until payment is received. 


Cost: $150 for professionals, $75 students. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Feel free to bring an edible treat from your locale so people can get a taste of where you are from.

Please make your checks payable to “Oregon State University” and send them to the attention of Amy Zimmerman at Biological & Ecological Engineering, 116 Gilmore Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331. We cannot accept credit card payments


Stanford University
Bldg. 320 (Braun Bldg.)
Geology Corner
450 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA  94305





We have set aside a block of room at the Creekside Inn with a discounted rate. You can reserve by calling 650-493-2411 and using the Group code “DTS”.

3400 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA  94306