An Aerial Survey can show encroachments and obstacles you can not see from the ground many times. Such as a shallow stream underground or underground obstructions or pest and foliage damage or unusual growth. An aerial survey compliments a ground survey and shows a better perspective view that just can’t be seen from the ground. Aerial mapping drones are used for such surveys. With high tech mapping programs one can do an aerial survey in about an hour of a small property. The aerial data is uploaded to a cloud based server, and sent back to you within hours to see the final aerial survey view. Aerial surveys are flown by drones in flight lines that are designated on the mapping program and once the coordinates are imputed, the drone will automatically fly the entire property taking high resolution images of every square inch of the site. An Aerial Survey works best when the wind is very still because mapping programs match pixels to stitch then together. And on a windy day the trees and grass move, making it very difficult to do the stitching without slight micro blurs or uneven stitching. Shooting lakes and ocean are also non stationary and have the same difficulty. Aerial Surveys of construction sites and building are not a problem since the subject is stationary through out the flight.
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