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Land Cover


Fera have a long history of analysing and deriving land cover data from aerial and satellite imagery.

The Fera UAV provides us with an additional imagery acquisition tool to rapidly collect very high resolution data over areas such as upland grasslands, moorlands, peatlands and heathlands.

Our fixed-wing UAV is ideally suited to collecting imagery data over large rural environments which can be difficult to traverse on foot. Its aerodynamic design means it is able to fly faster and for longer than rotary UAVs. It is fitted with a twin sensor payload allowing us to capture high resolution (2.5 - 5 cm) multispectral data.

Fera's UAV, GIS and Remote Sensing Specialists have the skills and knowledge to analyse and interpret UAV imagery, allowing us to produce actionable data that can inform land management decisions.



Our drone is perfect for:


  • Land cover mapping and vegetation cover
  • Vegetation species identification
  • Invasive species identification
  • Vegetation health, stress and condition assessments
  • Land cover monitoring and change
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Drainage mapping
  • Landscape feature identification

Want to know more about Fera's UAV services?

Please contact the Business Development team on +44 (0)1904 465731 or e-mail us at UAV@fera.co.uk

Taking you to new heights

Latest Brochure for Fera's UAV Technology

  • Remote sensing and GIS 2D/3D mapping
  • Knowledge-led surveillance and inspection technology, helping you to make better informed decisions

Contact Us - Drone Field Mapping

Paul Brown

Tel: +44 (0)1904 465731

Email: uav@fera.co.uk

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Latest Video for Fera's UAV Technology

  • Very high image resolution capture combined with longer flight duration compared to rotary UAV's
  • Automated flight programming and repeatable mission options

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