Putting drones to work for scientific research is topic of August USGS public lecture

by Contributed Content on August 20, 2016

Geographer Jeff L. Sloan of the USGS National Unmanned Systems Project Office will give a free, public lecture on August 25 at 7:00 pm. The title is: The New Eyes in the Sky: Putting Drones to Work for Scientific Research. He address:

  • Why is there so much interest in unmanned technology?
  • What are the rules to legally fly within the national airspace?
  • How does this technology increase safety, lower costs, and lead to the collection of better scientific data?
  • Will this technology become a commonly used tool for scientists?

The talk will take place at the Rambo Auditorium/Bldg. 3 at USGS, 345 Middlefield Rd. Menlo Park.

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