University of Vermont

Vermont Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Case Studies

Spring Floods and Ice Jams in Vermont

An overview of the University of Vermont's use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to map ice jams and flood conditions in the spring of 2015.

Volume Estimation from UAS for Damaged Roadways

Unmanned Aerials Systems (UAS) provide a unique way to capture 3D data of damaged roadways quickly, effectively, and safely. This video shows how these data can be used to then estimate the volume of fill needed to repair a damaged section of road.

UAS Mapping of Gullies and Landslides in Barre, VT

The Honey Brook in Barre, VT has numerous gullies and landslides that affect the adjacent transportation infrastructure. The University of Vermont's Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) team acquired data of the area to support the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission.

UAS Mapping of Barre, VT July 2015 Storm Damage

On July 19, 2015 a severe storm dumped nearly half of foot of rain on Central Vermont. Gunners Brook overflowed its bank causing severe damage to the City of Barre. The University of Vermont’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Team responded, providing local officials with the most comprehensive inventory of the event.

Great Brook UAS Storm Damage July 21, 2015

Severe thunderstorms hit Central Vermont on July 19, 2015 causing flash flooding on the Great Brook. The floods and associated debris causes major damage to the transportation network. On July 21st the University of Vermont’s UAS team deployed to Plainfield, VT to map the damage and the changes that have occurred in the Great Brook.

Data Science I: L Barbieri Final Presentation