Lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles will revolutionize spatial ecology

@article{Anderson2013LightweightUA,
  title={Lightweight unmanned aerial vehicles will revolutionize spatial ecology},
  author={Karen Anderson and Kevin J. Gaston},
  journal={Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment},
  year={2013},
  volume={11},
  pages={138-146}
}
  • K. AndersonK. Gaston
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
*Ecologists require spatially explicit data to relate structure to function. To date, heavy reliance has been placed on obtaining such data from remote-sensing instruments mounted on spacecraft or manned aircraft, although the spatial and temporal resolutions of the data are often not suited to local-scale ecological investigations. Recent technological innovations have led to an upsurge in the availability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – aircraft remotely operated from the ground – and… 

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