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Ground Control Points Key to Creating Accurate Maps with UAVs

Ground Control Points Key to Creating Accurate Maps with UAVs

In Woolpert Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah’s October 2019 Mapping Matters column, published in the Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing (PE&RS), he answers questions about why ground control points are vital to creating accurate maps with unmanned aircraft vehicles. PE&RS is the official journal of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).

The PDF of this article is below. For previous Mapping Matters columns, visit the ASPRS website at https://www.asprs.org/asprs-publications/mapping-matters