Automated Field Monitoring by a Group of Light Aircraft-Type UAVs

  • Ekaterina PantelejEmail author
  • Nikolay Gusev
  • George Voshchuk
  • Alexander Zhelonkin
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 875)


This paper provides an overview of some existing methods of Earth remote sensing (ERS) using for agricultural needs. Special emphasis is placed on sensing with the help of UAVs. The paper describes the developed software and hardware complex for an aircraft-type UAV group. The proposed solution significantly increases the operating time and automates the process of monitoring agricultural areas. In addition, legislative restrictions on the use of UAVs are considered.


Agriculture monitoring Precision agriculture Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Internet of Things (IoT) Image analysis 



The work was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation within the contract agreement #14.574.21.0183 - unique identification number RFMEFI57417X0183.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ekaterina Pantelej
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nikolay Gusev
    • 2
  • George Voshchuk
    • 3
  • Alexander Zhelonkin
    • 3
  1. 1.Network-Centric Platforms, Ltd.SamaraRussian Federation
  2. 2.Samara State Technical UniversitySamaraRussian Federation
  3. 3.Aeropatrol, Ltd.SamaraRussian Federation

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