By Lewis Graham, GeoCue
Project control is a topic near and dear to anyone doing high accuracy mapping – project control. While this article won’t be giving you specific answers about how much and where to place control, it will provide you with useful guidelines. The main reason for this article is that a lot of work remains to be done by the UAV mapping industry in this area.
Project Control generally refers to marks in the “object” space being imaged (e.g. the ground) that can be measured in the collected data. These control marks are typically