Evaluating the accuracy of digital surface model and orthophoto by UAV

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    1 Khoa Công nghệ thông tin, Trường Đại học Mỏ - Địa chất, Việt Nam;
    2 Bộ môn Hệ thông tin Địa lý - University College of Southeast Norway, NaUy;
    3 Khoa Trắc địa-Bản đồ và Quản lý Đất đai, Trường Đại học Mỏ Địa - chất, Việt Nam

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  • Received: 26th-June-2017
  • Revised: 30th-July-2017
  • Accepted: 30th-Oct-2017
  • Online: 30th-Oct-2017
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In recent years, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) photogrammetric methods, have been successfully applied in many fields, including surveying engineering, due to low-cost of UAV systems, uncomplicated image processing, and short time taking for generating map productions. However, the accuracy of these mapping products for different types of terrains using the UAV photogrammetric methods is still poorly understood. The main objective of this study was to assess the accuracy of Digital Surface Model (DSM) and orthophoto derived from a UAV photogrammetric method at relative flat terrain. Accordingly, influencing of the fly height, number, density, and distribution of ground control points (GCPs) to the final map productions were analyzed and assessed. An experimental case study was carried at an flat area of the Duc Thang ward, the North Tu Liem district (Hanoi city), using Phantom 3 Professional equipped the RGB Sony EXMOR cameras.

How to Cite
Ngo, T.Phuong Thi, Bui, D.Tien, Mai, M.Trong, Nguyen, K.Quang, Nguyen, A.Tuan, Ngo, L.Hung and Nguyen, L.Quoc 2017. Evaluating the accuracy of digital surface model and orthophoto by UAV (in Vietnamese). Journal of Mining and Earth Sciences. 58, 5 (Oct, 2017).

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