Tag Archives: Environment and Conservation

Project looks into how drones can predict spread of wildfire

A University of Missouri researcher is teaming up with scholars in Kansas and Georgia to develop drone technology to monitor and potentially predict the spread of wildfires. The $1.2 million research project that began last month aims to use unmanned … Continue reading

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UAS could improve management of complex forest environments

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) offer the potential to provide timely and accurate reference data in forests and other complex environments for research and management applications, according to researchers at the University of New Hampshire. Benjamin Fraser and Russell Congalton with … Continue reading

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How are drones helping repair forests after wildfires?

Tree-planting is one of the best ways to help a forest regrow after a wildfire, and its also one of the best ways to curb carbon emissions. But it’s a job that requires a great degree of intelligence in order … Continue reading

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife using an eye in the sky to watch over wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now able to use a drone to keep a watchful eye on wildlife. Donning a set of hi-res goggles while handling the sensitive controls, a CPW officer recently got an overhead look at bighorn sheep … Continue reading

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