Geomatics & UAV Services

Spectrum Geomatics & UAV

Spectrum Geomatics are specialists in the following areas:

  • High-Resolution UAV Surveys (Photogrammetry & LiDAR)
  • High-Resolution Inspection Services
  • Autonomous UAV Wind Turbine Inspection (Onshore & Offshore)
  • Aerial Magnetometer Geophysical Surveys
  • Dimensional Control Surveys
  • Static Laser Scanning
  • Vehicle/Vessel Based mobile Laser Scanning
  • Low Pressure and Amphibious Vehicle Surveys
  • Land/Topographic Surveys
  • High Accuracy GNSS/INS UAV Payload Integration 
  • Cable & Pipeline Corridor Surveys
  • Volumetric Stockpile Evaluation
  • Aerial Inspection/Woodland Canopy Health Monitoring


High Resolution Photogrammetry and LiDAR Surveys

Spectrum has invested in high specification UAV's and payloads. Aerial photogrammetry and Lidar surveys can be completed without GCPs (Ground Control Points) by utilising Direct Georeferencing (DG).

  • Intertidal zone surveys
  • Pre/Post Construction site surveys
  • Cable route surveys
  • Quarry Surveys
  • Cable landing monitoring
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Stock Pile Monitoring
  • Corridor Mapping
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Automated Wind Turbine Inspection


Spectrum is now able to offer autonomous WTG inspection both on and offshore using the latest technology.

  • Using the latest UAV technology Spectrum can capture high resolution images for defect identification
  • AI assisted client facing software presents the inspection data to the client and assists with defect detection
  • Our systems can operate on both onshore and offshore windfarms
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Aerial Magnetometer and Gradiometer Surveys

Spectrum provide geophysical survey capability to support a wide-range of projects & site investigations. Unrivalled inhouse aerial, land and offshore capabilities. We are able to combine our aerial expertise with our inhouse Geophysical department.

Our Geophysical department staff have decades of experience and have worked on some of the largest OWF UXO projects as geophysicists & client reps. Using our AeroMAG™ system, which utilises RTK positioning with the latest atomic vapour magnetometer technology and makes magnetometer data acquisition in complex environments accurate and easily accessible.  
  • Unexploded ordnance (UXO) surveys 
  • Ferrous object detection
  • Pipeline & Cable detection
  • Mineral resource mapping
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Laser Scanning 


Spectrum Geomatics offer both static and mobile laser scanning projects. 

  • Accurately map and measure spaces and structures both on and offshore
  • Seamlessly tie data from above and below the waterline
  • Dimensional control
  • Cover large area to a high level of precision
  • Can be installed on multiple vehicle types and vessels
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Dimensional Control Surveys 


Spectrum offer dimensional control surveys utilising both laser scanning and total station technology.

  • Assisting with vessel mobilisations
  • Survey calibrations
  • Positioning system verification
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Low Pressure & Amphibious Vehicle Surveys

Spectrum specialise in Intertidal zone surveys using both UAV and Low pressure/amphibious vehicles.

  • Low Pressure Vehicles (1psi) for environmentally sensitive areas
  • Amphibious vehicles
  • Vehicle based Magnetometer and Laser scanning
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High Grade Equipment & Software

Spectrum UAV own and operate multiple UAV platforms to ensure we have the correct platform for any task.

  • In-house developed UAV GNSS/INS Payload ulitising Trimble-Applanix sensors. 
  • Suite of Trimble-Applanix data processing software.
  • UAV platforms with inbuild motor/rotor/battery/IMU and power systems redundancy. 
  • Direct Georeferncing methodology resulting in the most efficient aquisition techniques resulting in the elimination of Ground Control Points.  
  • Ability to survey danegerous or hard to reach areas, without putting personnel at risk, or compromising on survey accuracy.
  • Interchangable payloads and landing gear.
  • Equipment pool of 4x4 vehicles, hovercrafts, vessels, hydrographic equipment, geophysical equipment, GNSS systems & total stations. 
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CAA Certified Pilots & Experienced Staff

All Spectrum pilots are CAA Certified and Spectrum UAV Limited holds a Permission from the CAA to perform Commercial Operations (PfCO). 

  • Experienced in house Pilots with decades of survey experience
  • OGUK/ENG1 Medicals & BOSIET/GWO Certifications
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