Using aerial surveys to map land use
APEM use a multi-tier, rule-based approach to habitat mapping that considers the tone, texture and context of the imagery, whether it is commissioned, bespoke data, readily available satellite data or a combination of the two.
We use the characteristics of the earth’s surface, as seen from the imagery, to extract a thematic representation of the land surface. The process is semi-automated, helping clients to make informed decisions in a timely and cost-effective way.
In addition to detailed land cover maps, APEM can also generate accurate orthomosaics, topographic maps, photo-realistic 3D models and 360-degree virtual flyovers of the study area.