easy2map is a Swiss company that provides aerial cartography services to clients around the world using ultra-light, autonomous drones.
Challenge: Map water reserves close to inhabited areas of N'Djamana in Chad in order to monitor water during drought periods and assess long-term changes.
Weather: high gusty winds / dust and high wind gusts
Size: several square kilometres / miles
Ave. flight time: 20-30 minutes
Precision: 5 - 10 cm (2 - 4 in.) / pixel (depending on flight altitude)
Experience and results
"We were able to map a large zone of the N'Djamana region to provide local organisations with up-to-date information on the environmental situation, topography and terrain, allowing them to take decisions and obtain funds for durable development of the region."