Servo Magazine (August 2017)

The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist — Taking the Earth’s Temperature with Aerial Infrared Mapping

By John Leeman    View In Digital Edition  


Build an infrared/color sensor package and install it on a multi-rotor to collect our own ground temperature surveys. We will tag the data with a GPS position, and then plot and explore our data. While I’m using IR temperature and color sensors, this project can easily be adapted to your sensor of choice — everything from range sensors to Geiger counters.

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