UAS for forestry surveillance and conservation could provide substantially cheaper option

A new study from lead author Dr Rakan Zahawi, from the Organisation for Tropical Studies in partnership with researchers from the University of Maryland and the University of California-Santa Cruz, USA, has indicated that unmanned aerial systems, known more commonly as drones, could successfully monitor the effects of forest regeneration in the tropics. Researchers also say automating the monitoring process leads to equally accurate results and could save a significant amount of time and money. Read the full article here.

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