UAS Applications

Agriculture

  • Crop monitoring (eg. disease, irrigation)
  • Water absorption of soil
  • Spraying to manage weeds and other pests
  • Precision agriculture (eg. Crop planting)

Aquaculture

  • Farm monitoring

Climate monitoring

  • Hurricane hunters
  • Meteorology

Communications

  • Communication and broadband services
  • Satellite augmentation systems
  • Radio relay

Environmental

  • Assessing and monitoring pollution
  • Air quality management/control
  • Cryospheric research- Arctic and Antarctic
  • Ozone monitoring
  • Reclamation efforts
  • Remote research
  • Wildlife monitoring and behavioral research
  • Insect behavior/ communication research
  • Forest and prairie monitoring
  • Erosion monitoring
  • Digital mapping & planning/land management
  • Volcano monitoring
  • Snow pack avalanche monitoring

Emergency

  • Detecting and disabling bombs
  • Recognizing and mitigating hostage situations
  • Search and rescue
  • Distribute medical supplies in emergency/epidemic situations

Mineral exploration/exploitation

Fire

  • Detection, monitoring and analysis
  • Fire fighting management

Fishery Applications

  • Health of fish
  • Migration patterns

Forestry

  • Tree disease detection and monitoring
  • Cutting and harvesting trees

Home - domestic use

  • Disability and home care aides
  • Home maintenance and cleaning
  • Teaching

Industrial

  • Pipeline management and detection (eg. leaks, surveying, security)
  • Spill tracking
  • Power transmission line monitoring
  • Infrastructure - Monitoring buildings and bridges for defects and damage
  • Runway inspection

Law Enforcement

  • Crime scene assessments and monitoring
  • SWAT missions
  • Narcotic sensors

Mapping and Surveying

Marketing

  • Real-estate marketing
  • Golf resorts

Media Resources

  • News broadcasting
  • Sports broadcasting/videos

Oceanography

  • Undersea mapping
  • Coral monitoring
  • Vegetation monitoring
  • Temperature and current measurement

Office Support

Photography

  • For Real-estate marketing, Golf Resorts etc.
  • Advertising

Remote Sensing

Safety

  • Shark Watch/Patrol
  • Concert/Sport stadium Security

Security

  • Law enforcement
  • Border and coastal
  • Monitoring Surveillance of establishments
  • Poaching patrol

Transportation

  • Of goods
  • Of people
  • Ground traffic monitoring
  • Air traffic control support

Water Management

  • Detecting and continually monitoring river/water levels, flood alerts
  • Pollution monitoring
  • Temperature and flow measurement