Drones for mapping are a type of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that are specifically designed and used for the collection of data and creation of maps. These drones are equipped with various sensors and cameras such as multispectral, thermal, Lidar and more that can be used to collect data on the earth's surface and create detailed maps of the terrain, vegetation, and other features.
Drones for mapping can be used in a variety of industries such as agriculture, construction, mining, and environmental conservation, among others. The maps they generate are used for a variety of purposes such as land-use planning, resource management, and infrastructure development.
The data collected by these drones can be processed using specialized software to create 2D and 3D maps, digital elevation models, and other types of geospatial information. The use of drones for mapping is a cost-effective and efficient way to collect data in hard-to-reach areas, or in areas that are too dangerous for human surveyors.