UAVs Help Students Plot Cemetery for Maine Town

Thanks to a new DJI Phantom 4 drone, the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s (UMI) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Laboratory says mapping and photographing research areas has become a whole lot easier. Dr. Chunzeng Wang, a UMPI professor of geology, GIS and environmental science, and Andrew Dolley, a UMPI GIS student, have been using the new technology this semester for a community service project in Mars Hill, Maine: taking aerial photos of Kings Grove Cemetery in order to create a plot map for the Mars Hill Town Office. They also recently used the drone to obtain high-resolution aerial...

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