“This course will provide key knowledge about remote sensing in agriculture, crop monitoring, and advances in disease detection.
The use of drones for precision agriculture can significantly increase yield, adapt fertilizers and agro-chemical doses to crop needs and provide tools for better agronomic decisions. All this fosters a product with better quality and a more environmentally friendly footprint.
Drones have proved to be an effective, economical, and flexible tool for remote sensing applications. Agriculture is the world’s largest industry, employing more than one billion people and generating billions of dollars worth of food annually. The world population is projected to reach 10 billion people by 2050 so it presents an urgent need to increase global food production. This makes inevitable the global adoption of precision agriculture.”
Thought leaders from the international UAV & Agriculture industry, research and government institutions.
Thought leaders from the international UAV & Precision Agriculture industry, research and government institutions.
All times are referenced to the Central European Time (GMT+1)
9:00 - 9:30Welcome & UAV Technology
9:30 - 10:00Basics in precision agriculture
10:00 - 10:30Payload. Payload to crop match
10:30 - 11:00Sensor Integration
11:00 - 11:30Break
11:30 - 12:00Image Acquisition. Radiometric Calibration
12:00 - 12:30Image Acquisition. Radiometric Calibration
12:30 - 13:00Drone Law
9:00 - 9:30Vegetation Indices related to Crop Physiology (NDVI, NDRE, TCARI/OSAVI, CARI...)
9:30 - 10:00Disease detection with multi & hyperspectral remote sensing
10:00 - 10:30Tools for segmentation. Computer Vision
10:30 - 11:00Flight Planning
11:00 - 11:30Break
11:30 - 12:00Image Post-Processing
12:00 - 12:30Image Post-Processing
12:30 - 13:00Image Post-Processing
9:00 - 9:30Water Stress monitoring
9:30 - 10:00Water Stress monitoring
10:00 - 10:30Crop Phenotyping
10:30 - 11:00Crop Phenotyping
11:00 - 11:30Break
11:30 - 12:00Weed Management
12:00 - 12:30Pesticide applications & yield estimation
12:30 - 13:00Data analysis
Benefits of the Course
You will learn how to improve crop management by using remote sensing in real scenarios
You will know the fundamentals of remote sensing, or what makes it possible to obtain information about an object at a distance.
You will learn how to select the optimal sensor for each usecase.
You will learn how to post-process the imagery collected and to produce different crop maps.
Open debate and learning relate remote sensing with field data. Implementation of previous canopy maps for field management.
You will know the state-of-the-art techniques to treat the plots differentially.
You will be able to interpret the information from the field and to present it to the client.
Learn where the future will take us when applying remote sensing to agriculture in the next years with the most relevant research in our technical sessions
100+ courses hosted, 3.000+ people trained from 93 nationalities. Loads of networking!
We are 1 of only 10 drone centers in the world and the oldest civilian drone company in Europe.
Thought leaders from the international UAV industry, research and government institutions.
Incomparable venue and facilities. Practical and hands-on training guaranteed.
Establish Lifelong Connections
Classmates today, industry leaders tomorrow.
You will meet other participants from very diverse backgrounds, nationalities & sectors.
Once completed the course, you will have access to our Alumni group that will connect you our all-time students.
The average rating score of our courses’ quality by all-time participants is 9.1/10
Lead GIS Analyst at Tullow Oil
Extremely informative and enjoyable course. The facilities are excellent and the staff are all very friendly and helpful.
Professor at Universidad de Perú
If you want to learn about drone technology theory and practical aspects BCN has all you need. Segregated air space and classroom facilities are great, well selected speakers that transmit ideas about how to setup your drone on all aspects needed, aeronautical as well as payload requirements for various applications. The food is so good...
The course was quite interesting and i learnt a lot about process of flying drone in the EU
Assistant Manager,R&D, Bharat Forge
The course is the best. Traiers are giving their 200% to teach you and the location and other things are fantastic.
Jordi Santacana, in addition to being the best pilot in the world, is a simple and warm person. Professors Albert and Marc are great professionals who have helped me learn all the concepts of the course in an excellent way. And the instructor-student relationship has been unbeatable. It is noticeable that they are experts. I completely recommend BCN Drone Center, it is the best center to learn to fly.
I just finished the RPA pilot course and I’m sure I couldn’t have gone to a better place, a team of great professionals and enthusiastic communicators who have a passion for their work, excellent facilities located just one hour from Barcelona in a unique environment and full of material in perfect condition. 100% Recommended Thank you so much !
United States of America
The course was well worth my time. It provided a great opportunity to learn about modern UAV system design and operation; UAVs are much more than R/C aircraft and deserve special consideration. Considerable time was allocated each day to flying aircraft on the simulator and flying a small UAV on site.
Very informative and knowledgeable presenters. Great to get an insight into an area I knew nothing about before.
Senior Remote Sensing Technician at RCMRD
This course helped me appreciate drone technology much more. I interacted with users of drones from all around the world and was fascinated by the amount of work people have put in using drones for aerial mapping, cargo delivery and many robotic applications for the benefit of humanity.
Yes, with strong anticipation and believe that Remote sensing/UAV courses will be a sustainable technology in diversifying information/Agricultural activities especially in our third world nation.
Although the times we are living it has been an amazing experience, an unbeatable professional environment, and an impeccable training that without any doubt I recommend it to anyone interested in this sector.
Smithsonian Tropical Research Inst.
It is an excellent course, where instructors offer valuable information to be able to operate drones safely and efficiently.
Aeronautical Engineering- Venturi
Very good job from the instructors involved . You can easily see that they like their job and make the students enjoy it! Hope to come back soon!
So smart and intense the UAV Remote Sensing Application 1-week session, exploring the whole innovative UAV channel from the flight and imagery acquisition to various applications. The BCN team (and speakers) is very professional and enthusiastic, and their Catalunya green site is really inspiring.
Road exploitation at Government of Catalonia Territorial Services
The course has been very wide, where a lot of technic themes has been reached in deep. Great knowledge acquired thanks a great speakers. High level of technology shared in a site of reference. Hope comming soon the opportunity to participate on more advanced level course. Congratulations for your training courses!
Lead GIS Analyst at Tullow Oil
It is a place where knowledge and skills are fused to model one to a competent pilot and an operator of drones. With highly endowed instructors, and lots of training hours both on the simulator and practically flying one is all that is required to transform any enthusiastic drone pilot to an excellent one. A true pioneer of UAS and champion for its future
Agri and Water Specialist at IFC,World Bank
The course helped me progress into the application of drones in agri by having an overview of various technical aspects, having up to date information in the industry, being able to understand the real terms with very well balanced demonstration sessions.
Excellent training and learning. You can see passion in what they do.
It was a meaningful experience in a new city.I think I'd like to take another course next time.Thank you.
Programmatic Assistant at OMD
Great course! Excellent instructors. Most of the course is practical which makes it more fun.