aerial data drone News

  • US Nuclear Corp announces aerial radiation detection

    US Nuclear Corp is proud to announce the Aerial Radiation Detection instruments of the DroneRAD system.  In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bombs; cyber crime; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before.  With the advent of Drone technology now ...


    By Technical Associates

  • Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts

    Officials in Boise, Idaho, are taking to the air to inspect their landfill. But it’s not with traditional aerial photography. Instead, Ada County has acquired FAA approval to utilize a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) or drone to collect high-resolution, 2-D images of its landfill on a more consistent basis. Previously, it used manned flights to get aerial photos once or twice a year. ...


    By Penton

  • Drones can be used to study birds without affecting their behaviour — with some precautions

    Drones — unmanned aerial vehicles — may be used in close proximity to bird populations without causing disturbance, finds a new study. Drones hold the potential to monitor species and areas that are difficult to reach. The authors advise that, when used with caution, drones could become a valuable tool in the monitoring of species, particularly in protected areas. Drones are ...

  • Send in the Drones – Unmanned inspection vehicles for energy facilities on the rise

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, for wind turbine blade inspection, including revenue forecasts by segment and region, through 2024. To inspect the blades of the more than 270,000 wind turbines operating globally, technicians have ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Assessing stressed crops from the sky

    In Peru, the International Potato Center (CIP), Lima, uses drones to aerially assess crop performance under different stresses, such as pests, diseases, drought and frost — all of them widespread phenomena in the Andes, one ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EagleView Quarry - GIS for Quarry/Aggregate pits package

    GIS and Mapping Solutions that work for your aggregate business. When you operate an aggregate pit, up-to-date, accurate information is vital to ensuring efficient management. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), our experienced GIS experts can provide you with aerial imaging, 2D and 3D mapping and slope analysis, volume data, and reporting in less than half the time that ground-based surveying ...


    By AEL Environment

  • EagleView Environment - GIS for development and environmental sites

    GIS and  Mapping  Solutions that work for your site. When you are making decisions about your site, an in-depth understanding and visualization of site features adds confidence to your decision-making. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), our experienced GIS experts can provide you with aerial imaging, 2D and 3D mapping and environmental analysis, volume data, and reporting in less ...


    By AEL Environment

  • Datron Scout Provides Real-Time Video and Photography to Assist in Recovery and Management Efforts for Chemical Train Derailment

    Datron World Communications, Inc. (www.dtwc.com), a leader in tactical and public safety communications products, today announced that their Scout UAV was instrumental in helping local, state and federal officials as well as first responders on the ground sort out solutions for dealing with a derailed tanker car containing toxic chemicals in Louisville, KY on November 1st. The ...


    By Marketwire

  • Using UAVs to improve Flood Risk Management

    A twelve month project being undertaken by Cranfield University, which is jointly funded by the Environment Agency and EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council), is helping to improve the quality of river photography that is used for flood risk management. The images provide detailed information to monitor the characteristics of water courses and the effect these have on ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

    A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly. State Rep. Dick Anderson, a Republican farmer from Willow City, said he plans to revisit legislation the state Legislature rejected last year that would mandate flow meters and cutoff ...


    By Associated Press

  • Ground-penetrating radar used to prepare for archaeological dig at Amherst Historical Museum

    A high-altitude Peruvian rock shelter, Mayan ruins and caves in France are among the sites around the world where a three-wheeled device resembling an oversized tricycle has revealed what lurks below the ground’s surface. While the lawn of the Amherst Historical Museum on Amity Street may not be the most unusual place that Peter Leach has brought his ground-penetrating radar, ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

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