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TC | Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
The Cryosphere, 13, 955–968, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-955-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
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The Cryosphere, 13, 955–968, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-955-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 19 Mar 2019

Research article | 19 Mar 2019

High-accuracy UAV photogrammetry of ice sheet dynamics with no ground control

Thomas R. Chudley et al.

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly common tools in the geosciences, but their use requires good ground control in order to make accurate georeferenced models. This is difficult in applications such as glaciology, where access to study sites can be hazardous. We show that a new technique utilising on-board GPS post-processing can match and even improve on ground-control-based methods, and, as a result, can produce accurate glacier velocity fields even on an inland ice sheet.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are increasingly common tools in the geosciences, but their use...
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