3-D Models of Ecosystems

Background

Canopy structure is key attribute of ecosystems. Using a DJI Phantom 3 Professional or DJI Phantom 4 UAV, we captured grids of photos. From these overlapping photos, we used photogrammetry to stitch these images to create 3-D models. Below are example models from various ecosystems.

New Zealand Coastal Ecosystems

Moeraki Boulders