Safety and Stability of Natural Bridge Assessed Using Remote Sensing and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Start Date
08/25/2018
End Date
08/25/2018
Description
Engineering Geology related to Landscape Architecture; Geologic History of Natural Bridge; Tools Used to Examine; Natural Bridge Internally; Tools Used to Examine Natural Bridge Externally; Types of Unmanned Aerial Systems; FAA Rules & Regulations; Results of Safety & Stability Analyses; Comparisons to Geologic Studies at Mountain Lake, Giles County, VA.
Location
Natural Bridge, VA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Development Trends
Historic Preservation
Parks & Recreation
Project Management
Site Planning
Technology / CADD / GIS
Transportation
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the field of engineering geology and how it relates to landscape architecture.
2. Describe the geologic history of Natural Bridge and identify the remote sensing tools used to examine geologic features both internally and externally, like Natural Bridge and Mountain Lake.
3. List the FAA Rules and Regulations for using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for flight applications related to geologic and landscape architecture studies.
4. Describe the results of stability analyses at Natural Bridge and identify areas of safety concern.
Instructors
Chester F. Watts (Skip), PhD, PG, M.ASCE, GeoHazards Research Center, Department of Geology, Radford University
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Provider
Virginia Chapter of the ASLA


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