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Using TLS and Structure from Motion (SfM) Photogrammetry in Undergraduate Field Education

Agenda

  • Dates: Tuesday August 16 - Friday August 19, 2016
  • Location: Indiana University Geologic Field Station, Cardwell, MT (in the Tobacco Root Mountains of southwest Montana)
  • Times: Course will begin at 6 pm on August 16th, 2016 and end at noon on August 19th, 2016.
  • Meeting rooms:
    Geotechnology Center - all classroom sessions
    Deiss Lodge - meals
    Map of IUGFS campus

Course Materials

Featured module: Analyzing High Resolution Topography with TLS and SfM

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Time Event Presenter
6:00 pm

Welcome to the IU Field Station
Group Introductions

Bruce Douglas / Beth Pratt-Sitaula
6:30 pm

Dinner

 
7:30 pm

Short course overview
Introduction to TLS & SfM applications

Bruce Douglas / Beth Pratt-Sitaula
Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby

Wednesday August 17

Time Event Presenter
7:00 am Breakfast
Make packed lunches
 
8:00 am Teaching resources overview
Introduction to TLS & SfM methods (technology and workflow)
Beth Pratt-Sitaula
Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby
9:30 am Hands-on introduction to equipment Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby
10:00 am Depart for Milligan Canyon field site for sedimentology/stratigraphy surveying (Units 1 & 2) Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby / Bruce Douglas / Marianne Okal / Ian Lauer
  Lunch in the field
~4:00 pm Return to the field station  
  Break  
5:30 pm Introduction to Agisoft (SfM data processing)
Ben Crosby
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Continue hands-on intro to AgiSoft
Debrief, reflection & question/answer time
Ben Crosby
Beth Pratt-Sitaula

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Time Event Presenter
7:00 am Breakfast
Make packed lunches
 
8:00 am Introduction to RiScan (TLS data processing) Marianne Okal
9:30 am

Depart for North Boulder Creek field site for fault scarp and change detection surveying (Units 3 & 4)

Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby / Bruce Douglas / Marianne Okal / Ian Lauer
  Lunch in the field
~4:00 pm Return to the field station
  Break
5:30 pm Continue hands-on intro to RiScan
Chris Crosby
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 Community examples of undergraduate field education and/or using field geodesy techniques (detailed session agenda)
Various participants

Friday, August 19, 2016

Time Event Presenter
7:00 am Breakfast
Make packed lunches
 
8:00 am

Exploration of teaching resources (especially Units 3-5)

Additional data processing and analysis

Beth Pratt-Sitaula

Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby

10:30 am Discussions of implementation ideas Beth Pratt-Sitaula
11:30 am Assessment surveys Beth Pratt-Sitaula
12:00 pm Packed lunches and first groups depart for the airport  
1:00 pm

Optional Additional surveying and/or data processing opportunities

Chris Crosby / Ben Crosby / Bruce Douglas / Marianne Okal / Ian Lauer
2:30 pm Earliest flight departure time from Bozeman Airport after noon departure from IUGFS  
6:30 pm Dinner for people remaining  

Questions

Please contact Beth Pratt-Sitaula, UNAVCO prattsitaulaunavco.org

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