Tag Archives: Maps and Surveys

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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Scientists track sharks with everyday drones

Small consumer drones can be used to detect and monitor marine megafauna (big sea animals, basically) in shallow waters, according to new research from North Carolina State University. The team has shown that a quadcopter drone can be an affordable, … Continue reading

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Game of Drones: Farmers Look to Unmanned Aircraft to Monitor Crops

If you’ve wondered how difficult it is to set up and operate an unmanned aerial vehicle, consider the Quantix hybrid drone. You can have it set up and moved to a field to start flying within five minutes, notes Matt … Continue reading

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Drones Detect Radiation

Over the last few years, drones have become a popular tool for a variety of applications at nuclear facilities, including both indoor and outdoor inspections and mapping. The industry is starting to trust unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to improve safety … Continue reading

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