NEW CLASS ON PRINCIPLES OF MULTISPECTRAL IMAGING SCHEDULED
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A new 3-day class examining the fundamental principles of multispectral imaging and comprehensive operation of Tetracam hardware and software is scheduled to be conducted near Los Angeles, California on August 27 through August 29 at the Grand Vista Hotel in Simi Valley (8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily).
Multispectral imaging systems enable growers to precisely track and treat crop problems on an individual plant basis. Through detailed lectures and hands-on labs, this class shows students how to use Tetracam hardware and software to spot plant stress, differentiate species, track plant growth and perform other tasks helpful in managing crops or studying eco-systems. The class features work with specific examples of vegetation requested by class participants as well as work on images of native vegetation captured outside of the classroom. Class participants extract vegetation indices such as color-coded NDVI using PixelWrench2. They perform exercises in which they stitch together captured images into geo-referenced image mosaics.
The class provides a detailed look at the physics, biology and chemistry underlying multi-spectral imaging as well as the engineering principles required for integrating Tetracam cameras into manned and unmanned aircraft. The $1695 class fee covers instruction, course handouts, software and camera hardware accessories that will be provided to all class participants. Students are required to bring a laptop with them to class pre-loaded with provided software. Each participant will also be provided with a Tetracam camera for use in the class. The class fee is reduced by $250 for students who bring their own Tetracam camera and reduced by $500 with the purchase of any new Tetracam camera brought to class. To enroll, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 818-397-0469. Please register early as enrollment is limited.