May be of interest: 

Thursday, August 25th, 2016, 7:00 p.m. PDT Watch Live Online 


The New Eyes in the Sky

Putting Drones to work for scientific research

by Jeff L. Sloan, Geographer, Project Leader - USGS National Unmanned Systems Project Office
  • 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?

    Upcoming 2016 Lectures: 
  • September 29th - John Ewert: In the Path of a Killer Volcano
  • October 27th - Brian Collins: Landslides

Archived public lectures : http://online.wr.usgs.gov/calendar/archives.html

All online lectures : http://education.usgs.gov/lectures.html

Enjoy the day,

Emily C. Wild
Librarian (Physical Scientist)
U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Library
Denver Federal Center
ph: (303) 236-1003
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