Datca have blazed a trail. Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) manufactured for military use in the world war used to prepare maps which will set light to the master plan application on Datca’s 7 villages located on 2,040 hectares of land.
With the financial support from the Ministry of Environmental and Urban Planning General Directorate of Natural Heritage, the tender was performed by Datca District Governorship Servicing Villages Association. The work took 3 months and with the use of UAV’s Yaka, Yazı, Cumalı, Mesudiye, Karakoy, Hızırsah and Sındı Villages were mapped. Seyfettin Ozyurt Association’s Map Project Coordinator stated that these are the first maps plotted with the use of UAV’s and photogrammetric method in Turkey
Ministry Environment and Urban Planning Natural Assets Protection General Manager’s financial assistance and the tender of the association of Datca District Governorship Delivering Service, the result of 3 months-work Yaka, Yazı, Cumalı, Mesudiye, Karakoy, Hızırsah ve Sındı Villages are mapped by using UAV . The maps that are delivered to Datca Governor Hamdi Uncu by Birlik Harita Company from Ankara. Governor Hamdi Uncu stated that the works of mapping for 7 villages were completed. ‘It costs 314 thousand TL. There is no barrier at any more to prepare the construction plans. We will share our results of the works with District Municipality and Metropolitan Municipality that will be established in soon’, he said.
Seyfettin Ozyurt Birlik Harita Project Coordinator draws the attention to the maps are first performed with photogrammetric system by UAV . ‘The maps are produced by photogrammetic systems by large planes in Turkey. However, cheaper and more practical than the high-resolution maps, using unmanned aerial vehicles we can do now’, he said. He stated that the works have been completed in 3 months. ‘ The maps have been completed with photos obtained at the result of a weekly flight and Birlik Harita Company’s UAV has been used for this project. The works have been completed in three months, the maps have been completed with photos obtained at the result of a weekly flight and Birlik Harita Company’s UAV has been used for this project. 7 villages were mapped on behalf of Datca Governorship. These maps will be used for different purposes such as identification of construction plans, road, woodlands and plant species and unlicensed construction.