Drones At Sea: The Highs & Lows of a Parley SnotBot Expedition

If you follow how drones are being used in the world of conservation, you will have heard about Ocean Alliance by now. The Massachusetts-based marine conservation organization has pioneered a new way

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Drones being used to collect whale snot, as well as the challenges associated with using drones in marine environments. Similar to our flights today (March 8th), the researchers faced windy and rainy weather at the beginning of their study and even lost a drone through a "critical error", however through perseverance they were successful in gathering whale snot samples using the "SnotBot" drone.The article also discusses how data collection goals impact sensor types.

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