Disaster resilience and reconstruction systems engineering (Remote Sensing)

Disaster resilience and reconstruction systems engineering (Remote Sensing)

Categories of technology seeds
Measurement・Simulation
keyword
LiDAR measurementsatellite imagecrop grwoth monitoringUAV (Drone)Remote sensing

Faculty

高橋 一義

TAKAHASHI Kazuyoshi

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor

TEL:
0258-47-9673
坂田 健太

SAKATA Kenta

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Associate

TEL:
0258-47-9676
FAX:
0258-47-9676

Specialties

1. Civil engineering project/ Traffic engineering
2. Earth system and resources engineering
3. Agricultural environmental engineering/ Agricultural information engineering

Research areas

research on applications of geospatial data which is acquired by remote sensing techniques and used for disaster prevention and mitigation in various fields:
- Monitoring crop growth using spectral and LiDAR sensors onboard satellites and UAVs
- Estimating forest parameters derived from LiDAR observation data
- Extraction of snow covered areas using satellite data
- Development of the LiDAR-based system for measuring snow on roads and shoulders.

Main facilities

- Data analysis software for remote sensing Data, such as satellite image data and hyper spectral data
- A Spectral Radiometer
- A Thermal Imager
- UAV systems
- LiDAR systems

Forte of this laboratory's study

Acquisition and analysis of geospatial data which is obtained by remote sensing techniques.

Achivements/proposals via industry-academia collabolations

Applications of remote sensing techniques to monitor and understand phenomena on the Earth’s land surface, such as crop growth, land cover changes and disaster damage.

Areas interesting to interact with

Use and application of 3D geospatial data for disaster prevention and mitigation in various fields.

Intellectual properties

1. Japanese Patent No. 4982769
2. Japanese Patent No.5369282

Message

We developed a method to estimate rice plant height and vegetation coverage using LiDAR data. In addition, we have a small and low cost UAV-based LiDAR system for crop monitoring.

  • Our small UAV-based LiDAR system for paddy rice grwoth monitoringOur small UAV-based LiDAR system for paddy rice grwoth monitoring
  • Distribution of LiDAR-measured rice plant heightDistribution of LiDAR-measured rice plant height
  • Plot-based estimation of rice growth using time-series radar satellite dataPlot-based estimation of rice growth using time-series radar satellite data
  • Restoration monitoring of Tsunami affected farmland with satellite imagesRestoration monitoring of Tsunami affected farmland with satellite images
  • Grasp of rice paddy rice growth using three-dimensional informationGrasp of rice paddy rice growth using three-dimensional information
  • Paddy rice growth state monitoring with spectral informationPaddy rice growth state monitoring with spectral information
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