Environmental Visualization Lab

Research Techniques and Protocols 

  • Magnetics
  • Electromagnetic-induction (time and frequency-domain)
  • Ground-penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Resistivity
  • Active and passive source seismology
  • Multispectral, hyperspectral, and thermal imaging
  • Photogrammetry
  • LiDAR and terrestrial laser scanning
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) modeling
  • Use of small unmanned autonomous systems (sUAS) - flying drones

Lab Equipment

  • Geometrics G-858 Cesium Vapor Magnetometer
  • Geometrics G-857 Proton Precession Magnetometer
  • Geometrics MicroFabricated Atomic Magnetometer (MFAM)
  • Geometrics Geode Exploration Seismograph (active source)
  • Nanometrics Trillium Compact Seismometers (passive)
  • Geophysical Survey Systems Inc. Electromagnetic-induction Profiler 400
  • Sensors & Software Ground-penetrating Radar (100, 250, 500 MHz antennas)
  • Radarteam aerial Ground-penetrating Radar
  • Geoscan RM-85 Resistance Meter
  • FLIR Vue Pro R long-wave thermal infrared cameras (9 and 13 mm)
  • Corning microHSI 410 SHARK hyperspectral imaging system
  • Parrot Sequoia 4-band multispectral camera
  • MicaSense RedEdge 5-band multispectral camera
  • UAVs: DJI Matrice 600 (x2), Phantom 4 Professional (x2), Phantom 3 Professional (x3); Parrot Disco and Bebop 2; 3DR Solo (x3); FireFLY6 Pro; Precision Hawk Lancaster (x2); UMT Cicada
  • USVs: SimpleUnmanned HarborMaster and HarborScout

Key Peer-Reviewed Publications 

Additional Resources