Patrick Ménard
Patrick Ménard
Biography

Patrick Ménard (MSc) is the technical director at the Centre de géomatique du Québec (CGQ). He holds a master’s degree in geographic sciences from Laval University. Before joining CGQ, Mr Ménard spent several years working as a professional research assistant for various laboratories and universities where he developed strong expertise in remote sensing and geospatial technologies. Since joining CGQ in 2008, he has specialized in the use of UAVs as platforms for aerial mapping.

Articles

Sensor Fusion for Precision Agriculture

Precision agriculture has considerably benefited from the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, often combined with active ranging sensors like Lidar to gather information from underneath the crops, but existing systems are relatively expensive for the farming sector. In this project, researchers in Cana... (read more)