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How and when to use manned aircraft aerial imagery, drone or satellite

Vertical imagery used for GIS purposes is mostly done from one of three vehicles: manned aircraft, UAVs (drones) and satellites. Although each has its unique value and purpose, the precision of data that can be captured and the costs associated should be considered when deciding your needs. But, it’s not necessarily an either/or situation.