this is my first post here. I was looking for some UAV for mapping and same as Gerard Toonstra came across Stephen Gienow's great "concept design for a long endurance hexa".
And here it is!
I'll post more details within the next weeks.
Here is a…
Added by Erle Ellis on August 1, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
In the morning we flew two ridge sites that had been the location of our epic crashes last January. Both flights came off without a hitch.
Next, we traveled to the property of a previous grad student of our…Continue
Scorpions, shotguns, lianas, chiggers, ticks, howler monkeys, tree climbing, and 85% humidity - oh what a field experience! I am sitting on a porch overlooking Lake Gatun and the Panama Canal at the Barro Colorado Island research station of the Smithsonian Tropical…Continue
Ecosynth techniques are truly transforming the study of forest ecosystems and the field of remote sensing. Our most recent Ecosynth publication in the journal Remote Sensing of Environment is available open-access thanks to support from the…Continue
Added by Jonathan Dandois on June 7, 2013 at 11:52am — No Comments
Jonathan and I arrived in at Las Cruses Biological Station, outside of San Vito, early this week. We are here to conduct Ecosynth scans of plots in a forest restoration project. I spent the last few months preparing for my first international research trip and expected all to go as I had planned out in my color-coded spreadsheets. I even humored Jonathan and added the few…Continue
I took a little walk over to Herbert Run this lovely afternoon to pick up a Geocache that is located in about the center of our forestry plots. I noticed that some of our tree tags had been removed and soon found a group of college students…Continue
This past Monday afternoon Jonathan and I went out to take the Arducopter on its first photo collection mission. The mission was a success! As you can see from the Arducopter's flight log displayed in Google Earth, the Arducopter completed a 250x250 meter photo collection. Like our hexacopter missions, this flight plan is actually 350x350 meters, to give us some good…Continue