System of Agricultural Land Monitoring Using UAV

무인항공기를 이용한 농경지 모니터링 시스템

  • Received : 2016.03.10
  • Accepted : 2016.06.02
  • Published : 2016.06.30


The purpose of this study is to develop a system configuration for gathering data and building a database for agriculture. Some foreign agriculture-related companies have already constructed such a database for scientific agriculture. The hardware of this system is composed of automatic capturing equipment based on aerial photography using a UAV. The software is composed of parts for stitching images, matching GPS data with captured images, and building a database of collected weather information, farm operation data, and aerial images. We suggest a method for building the database, which can include information about the amount of agricultural products, weather, farm operation, and agricultural land images. The images of this system are about 5 times better than satellite images. Factors such as farm working and environmental factors can be basic data for analyzing the full impact of agriculture land. This system is expected to contribute to the scientific analysis of Korea's agriculture.


Agriculture monitoring;Agriculture database;Aerial photography;Precision Agriculture;Stitching Image


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