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Animal Detection Using Thermal Images and Its Required Observation Conditions

Yu Oishi, Hiroyuki Oguma, Ayako Tamura, Ryosuke Nakamura, Tsuneo Matsunaga
2018 Remote Sensing  
Furthermore, it is difficult to distinguish animals from trees in thermal images in some observation conditions [9, 10] because surface temperature contrast between detection targets and the background  ...  The discussions about the required observation conditions would be extremely useful for people monitoring animal population changes using thermal remote sensing images. species are threatened with extinction  ...  Kamei, and S. Kato for help obtaining thermal images using Grass HOPPER, and Nakanihon Air Service Co., Ltd. for providing airborne images.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10071050 fatcat:tgvht5wimbfzxofefnpigti3km

A Review on Surveillance using Thermal Imaging System for Animals and Birds in the Field of Agriculture

Dipti Anurag Doshi
2020 International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology  
In the field of healthcare, both for humans and animals also it used. By considering the various application of thermal image this technique is helpful for farmers in detection of crop diseases.  ...  - Thermal imaging systems are most commonly associated with military and defense. It is most used by the military, army and in navy also for border surveillance and law enforcement.  ...  This is useful for detection of animals and birds in the farms.[21] 18) Wang Yongqing, Gu Zongqing, Wang Shuonan, He Ping, "The temperature measurement technology of infrared thermal imaging and its applications  ... 
doi:10.32628/ijsrst207356 fatcat:3lwdfkahlvdldb5kal4oslccyy

Application of remote thermal imaging and night vision technology to improve endangered wildlife resource management with minimal animal distress and hazard to humans

C Lavers, K Franks, M Floyd, A Plowman
2005 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
images are required nocturnally.  ...  From this test work we expected thermal images and NIR wildlife images, especially in false colour representation, to enhance the ability to observe specific animal features of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/15/1/035 fatcat:tx7lyxfi6ra2bepewbomcsls2u

Feasibility Analyses of Real-Time Detection of Wildlife Using UAV-Derived Thermal and RGB Images

Seunghyeon Lee, Youngkeun Song, Sung-Ho Kil
2021 Remote Sensing  
However, the low resolution of the thermal sensor and its shooting height limitation were hindrances to wildlife detection.  ...  The fastest detection time per image was 0.033 s, and all frames of a thermal video could be analyzed.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work is financially supported by Korea Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) as (Innovative Talent Education Program for Smart City).  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13112169 fatcat:wkj4qdly5bavdmc3wysegfqtuq

Computer simulator for training operators of thermal cameras

Krzysztof Chrzanowski, Marcin Krupski, Jacques G. Verly
2004 Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2004  
SIMTERM allows its users to generate images closely resembling thermal images of many military type targets at different scenarios obtained with the simulated thermal camera.  ...  High fidelity of simulation was achieved due to use of measurable parameters of thermal camera as input data.  ...  Second, it should simulate influence of the observation conditions like the distance to the observed object, the background temperature and emissivity, and the transmittance and emittance of the atmosphere  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.541768 fatcat:smed5x5lfvhyrod3hd572go7jm

Two-dimensional thermal video analysis of offshore bird and bat flight

Shari Matzner, Valerie I. Cullinan, Corey A. Duberstein
2015 Ecological Informatics  
animal identification and behavior inference.  ...  The developed automated processing was evaluated using six video clips containing a total of 184 flight tracks. The detection rate was 81% and the false positive rate was 17%.  ...  We would also like to thank Daniel Virden, Josh Myers, Adam Maxwell, and Kate Hall for recording hours of thermal video and detailing observations in the field.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.09.001 fatcat:6mf6ajnm75h6nmpwyqtxjpi35a

The Use of Portable Thermal Imaging for Estimating Deer Population Density in Forest Habitats

R. M. A. Gill, M. L. Thomas, D. Stocker
1997 Journal of Applied Ecology  
Many more deer were detected at night using a thermal imager than along the same transect routes in daytime.  ...  Thermal imaging equipment can detect the long-wave energy radiated by natural objects, clearly revealing warm¬ bodied animals even if partly obscured by vegetation. 4.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2405237 fatcat:sahibhdrvndl7duihh3zxusv5y

Page 1274 of The Journal of Applied Ecology Vol. 34, Issue 5 [page]

1997 The Journal of Applied Ecology  
Dense vegetation can also make it difficult to achieve adequate precision for methods that require a large number of observations, such as the change-in- ratio (Conner, Lancia & Pollock 1986).  ...  This imager has sufficient thermal and spatial res¬ olution to display images of natural scenes in some detail, as well as making warm-bodied animals very conspicuous.  ... 

Possibility of applying unmanned aerial vehicle and thermal imaging in several canopy cover class for wildlife monitoring – preliminary results

Dede Aulia Rahman, Yudi Setiawan, H. Herdiansyah, A. Sodri
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with thermal infrared imaging (TIR) technology is gaining entry into wildlife research and monitoring.  ...  Wildlife detected had body temperatures around 27 °C and were conspicuous in the thermal infrared imagery at night and early morning when the forest canopy was cool (15–27°C), but were difficult to detect  ...  Lilik Budi Prasetyo from the Geospatial Modeling Laboratory, Faculty of Forestry and Environment IPB, for the equipment's kind assistance during the data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021104007 fatcat:msg4jhfy6zc2ll2jbdazrym3q4

On-Road Deer Detection for Advanced Driver Assistance using Convolutional Neural Network

W Jino Hans, V Sherlin, N Venkateswaran
2020 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
A selfconstructed dataset with both RGB and thermal images is used to train the CNN model. Sliding window technique is used to localize the spatial region of deer in an image.  ...  This paper presents an efficient methodology to detect deer on roadways both during the day and night-time conditions using deep learning framework.  ...  However, most of these techniques does not provide impressive results when used directly for animal detection as it requires a particular pose of the animal in the dataset [19] .  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2020.0110499 fatcat:6t5x53woyjhbnpd5lkrc7wxalq

WILDLIFE MULTISPECIES REMOTE SENSING USING VISIBLE AND THERMAL INFRARED IMAGERY ACQUIRED FROM AN UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE (UAV)

L.-P. Chrétien, J. Théau, P. Ménard
2015 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
The method used in this study is based on a multicriteria object-based image analysis applied on visible and thermal infrared imagery acquired from a UAV.  ...  Wildlife aerial surveys require time and significant resources. Multispecies detection could reduce costs to a single census for species that coexist spatially.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research project was funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec -Nature et technologies (FRQNT) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in collaboration  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xl-1-w4-241-2015 fatcat:bry5shnh5fhsdib4oxmlh4adw4

Scaling the laws of thermal imaging-based whale detection

Daniel P. Zitterbart, Heather R. Smith, Michael Flau, Sebastian Richter, Elke Burkhardt, Joe Beland, Louise Bennett, Alejandro Cammareri, Andrew Davis, Meike Holst, Caterina Lanfredi, Hanna Michel (+4 others)
2020 Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology  
This study evaluates thermal imaging-based automatic whale detection technology for its use across different oceans.  ...  To date, ship-based marine mammal observers are the most commonly implemented detection method, however thermal (IR) imaging based automatic detection systems have been used in recent years.  ...  The patent describes the ideas basic to the automatic whale detection software as used to acquire and process the data presented in this paper. 2) Licensing of the Tashtego automatic whale detection software  ... 
doi:10.1175/jtech-d-19-0054.1 fatcat:7dpuyzaxxvhkvcr6sr2quqsfxa

Capture of white-tailed deer fawns using thermal imaging technology

Stephen S. Ditchkoff, Joshua B. Raglin, Jordan M. Smith, Bret A. Collier
2005 Wildlife Society bulletin  
We describe a new technique for locating deer fawns in which thermal imaging technology was employed.  ...  Only 3.3 person-hours were required per fawn located and 9.4 personhours required per fawn captured.  ...  Because the thermal imager detects heat, it can be used during daylight hours where low-light vision equipment cannot.  ... 
doi:10.2193/0091-7648(2005)33[1164:ftfcow]2.0.co;2 fatcat:oszkaq77tbck7k3rv73ukejaty

A Survey on Monitoring of Wild Animals during Fires Using Drones

Svetlana Ivanova, Alexander Prosekov, Anatoly Kaledin
2022 Fire  
conditions are required, which can be provided not only by the sensors used, but also by adapted software for image recognition.  ...  Unmanned aerial vehicles are thought to be the best solution for detecting forest fires. There are methods for detecting wildfires using drones with fire- and/or smoke-detection equipment.  ...  In order to achieve the best conditions during the operation of thermal imaging cameras, certain conditions must be observed (cold days, night or early morning) to ensure a contrast between the temperature  ... 
doi:10.3390/fire5030060 fatcat:u2bl2rhe75fg3mxvqerfsp7mq4

Infrared Thermography for the Ante Mortem Detection of Bruising in Horses Following Transport to a Slaughter Plant

Rayappan Cyril Roy, Christopher B. Riley, Henrik Stryhn, Ian Dohoo, Michael S. Cockram
2019 Frontiers in Veterinary Science  
From an elevated platform 5 m from the horses, left and right lateral DT images, and one caudal pelvic area image were obtained from each horse.  ...  The sensitivity and specificity of DT for the detection of bruises following transport was evaluated.  ...  It also has been used for the ante mortem and post mortem detection of blunt force trauma in humans (12, 13).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fvets.2018.00344 pmid:30705888 pmcid:PMC6344440 fatcat:c7kndzcft5h7lh5lasfzyjq7m4
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