Volcano Monitoring with small Unmanned Aerial Systems

  title={Volcano Monitoring with small Unmanned Aerial Systems},
  author={Jorge Andres Diaz and Ernesto Corrales and Yetty Madrigal and David Pieri and Geoffrey Bland and Ted Miles and Matthew Fladeland},
The development of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) with a variety of sensor packages enables in situ and proximal remote sensing measurements of volcanic plumes. Using Costa Rican volcanoes as Natural Laboratories, we describe an initiative to develop low-cost, field-deployable airborne platforms to perform volcanic ash plume research and in situ… CONTINUE READING