Tag Archives: Maps & Surveys

Duke: Drones Prove Affordable, Reliable for Wildlife Surveys

According to two Duke University studies, drones can be as effective as traditional methods for conducting wildlife population assessments. The studies used both unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and traditional aircraft to conduct population surveys of gray seals on remote islands … Continue reading

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Walla Walla County debuts mapping drone

Walla Walla County now has an air force, albeit an unmanned one. A drone aircraft, or unmanned aerial vehicle, is now in the Public Works Department inventory. The black UAV was in the skies Friday morning performing an aerial survey … Continue reading

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Northern Nevada mines adopting drone technology

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles at mines is taking off in northern Nevada as operators apply the technology to tasks such as surveying and inspections. The Federal Aviation Administration made way for the commercial use of drones, such as … Continue reading

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Cyberhawk Carries out UAV Inspection at Michigan Nuclear Plant

Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of inspections and surveys using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), recently inspected two concrete pressurized water reactor (PWR) containment domes for American Electric Power (AEP) at the Cook Nuclear Plant, located along Lake Michigan’s eastern shoreline … … Continue reading

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