Drone Research

Radar Drone Measures Ice Sheets To Predict Sea Level Rise

Radar drone measures ice sheets and helps to predict sea level rise

Understanding the processes that drive large ice sheets in places like Greenland and Antarctica is essential for forecasting the future of climate change and sea level rise. Enter Stanford engineer Thomas Teisberg and the Peregrine autonomous radar drone. The Peregrine…

How Can You Tell If A Dolphin Is Pregnant? With A Drone, Obviously!

How can you tell if a dolphin is pregnant? With a drone, of course!

Yes, it appears that scientists have discovered yet another application for drones. Researchers at the University of Aberdeen found that drones can successfully be used to determine whether or not dolphins are pregnant. The researchers discovered that assessing the breadth…

New Tech Enables Dji M300 Rtk Drone To Autonomously Collect Water Samples

DJI M300 RTK customized to autonomously collect water samples

SPH Engineering, a Latvian engineering business, has created a system that enables the entirely autonomous collecting of water samples using a drone. The concept is built around a customized DJI M300 RTK. The Latvian Center for Environment, Geology, and Meteorology…

Ai Drone Flies Through Dense Forest At 25Mph

AI drone flies through dense forest at 25mph

Until recently, only well-trained FPV drone pilots were able to fly at high speeds in thick forests. However, owing to advances in artificial intelligence research, scientists have created an AI drone that can fly at 25 mph through a dense…

Droneanalyst Forecasts Steady Growth In Drone Hardware Market

DroneAnalyst forecasts growth drone hardware market

Today, DroneAnalyst, an independent research firm, issued its latest forecast on the drone hardware market in its Drone Hardware Sector Report, predicting the strongest growth rates in the Enterprise Imaging and Agricultural Spraying segments.

Gas Sensor Drones Help To Predict Volcanic Eruptions

Gas sensor drones help to predict volcanic eruptions

An international team led by University College London (UCL) uses gas sensor drones, spectrometers, and sampling devices that open and close automatically to help predict volcanic eruptions more accurately.

Autonomous Drones Count Antarctic Penguin Colonies In Record Time

Autonomous drones count Antarctic penguin colonies in record time

Counting penguins is a difficult job. Research scientists need two full days to map the location of 300,000 nesting pairs of Adélie penguins on Antarctica’s Cape Crozier, using helicopters and hand-flown drones. Additionally, the flight windows for these labor-intense surveys…