Down To Earth

Watch Drone Lidar Reality Series Down to Earth The Great Pit

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Down to Earth, a surveying reality series, shows how real surveyors collect data and turn it into real deliverables, despite challenging conditions, rugged terrain and lurking dangers.

Watch Episode 1 Below

These 3 episodes, titled “The Great Pit” take viewers on an exciting journey alongside engineering and surveying firm SWECO. Watch as they attempt to survey and map the historic Falun Mine, in Sweden, once the world’s largest copper producer, to identify movement or settlements that could lead to a collapse.

Watch Episode 2 Below


The first episode introduces the Sweco surveying team, both named Johan Larsson but unrelated, along with Rikard Svall, chief survey specialist for 5D Teknik, the distribution partner for Microdrones in Sweden, who provided additional support during the mission. For Episodes 2 and 3 you’ll follow the Sweco team into the depths of the Great Pit and back to their office to view the data find out if the mission succeeded.

Watch Episode 3 Below

Watch as the team digs deep and flies high over the Great Pit to cover the challenging terrain, keep safe, and collect the data required to analyze safety concerns at the Falun Mine. For more information on Down to Earth or drone  LiDAR, CLICK HERE to speak to one of our professionals