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Photogrammetry with a Drone “DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus”: 3D Model of an Area Deformed by Neotectonics in the Venezuelan Andes
Earth Sciences
Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 63-68
Received: Jul. 24, 2017; Accepted: Aug. 17, 2017; Published: Sep. 4, 2017
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Riccardo Rocca, Repsol Exploration, Department of Basin Evaluations, Madrid, Spain
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A commercial drone was used to acquire a series of images in an area in the Venezuelan Andes characterized by the deformation of a regional strike-slip fault. The digital model obtained by processing the images has allowed to obtain quantitative measurements of the fault displacement and to test geological concepts related to the structure evolution. The test has proven several benefits in applying the drone technology to support the classic geological field work.
Drone, DJI, Phantom, Photogrammetry, Digital Model, Venezuelan Andes, Boconó Fault
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Riccardo Rocca, Photogrammetry with a Drone “DJI Phantom 2 Vision Plus”: 3D Model of an Area Deformed by Neotectonics in the Venezuelan Andes, Earth Sciences. Vol. 6, No. 5, 2017, pp. 63-68. doi: 10.11648/
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