Jesper Cairo Westergaard

Jesper Cairo Westergaard

IT Officer, FU

I work at the Section for Crop Sciences at the Taastrup Campus (map).

For the project Microbiome Assisted Triticum Resilience In X-dimensions (The MATRIX):

  • Responsible for the proximal hyperspectral sensing of winter wheat as well as the UAV flights in the Denmark-based parts of the field trials

For the Public Private Partnership - Plant Phenotyping Project (6p):

  • Authored and responsible for 6P1's work package 1: "Development of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure" (2015-2018).
  • Authored and responsible for 6P2's work package 3: "Image/Sensor data extraction solution, GIS Inclusion, Data Management protocols and procedures". (2018-2021)
  • Authored and leader for 6P3's work package 1: "Data Management". (2021-2023)
  • Flying/imaging with drones (both at our research fields in Taastrup and for/with our project partners).
  • Developing a platform (named PlotCut, now going into version 3 and in QGIS) for data extraction from the research plots in the orthomosaics we get from our aerial imaging.
  • Partaking in arranging workshops and courses within the Nordic Plant Phenotyping Network (NPPN).

Other responsibilities:

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