drones

Monitoring Volcanoes Using UAVs

With the increase usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, scientists now have a powerful tool to map active…

June 12, 2020

Using Drones to More Accurately Count Sea Turtles

Researchers have found that using drones and underwater cameras is a quicker and more accurate way to count green turtles.

June 10, 2020

Using Geospatial Technologies to Fight Locust Swarms

Using a combination of satellite and UAV monitoring, the impact of locusts can be minimized by anticipating where swarms are…

May 5, 2020

What Imagery Source is Best for Your Business?

Erin Jepperson, Technical Sales Engineer at Nearmap, outlines how to weigh the pros and cons of aerial imagery and drone…

August 24, 2018

The Use of Drones in Human and Physical Geography

With the widespread use of drones, methods are likely to be further refined to improve not only the use of…

June 29, 2018

UAVs, GIS, and Ecology

With the relatively cheap price and increasing effectiveness of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), often called drones, we are seeing much…

November 12, 2017

NASA Exploring Using Mini-drones

NASA has gotten in on the drone action themselves, testing unique mini-drones that are manufactured in Sweden.

June 1, 2017

Using UAVs to Map and Monitor Pipelines

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are currently being used to not only speed up the pipeline routing process but also to…

December 19, 2016

Collecting GIS Data with Drones

Drones are rapidly being adopted as a way to quickly collect aerial imagery and other forms of geospatial data.

October 16, 2019

Free Guide for Commercial Drone Operation

The details of new Small UAS Rule, aka Part 107, were released back in June and have been distilled into…

December 19, 2016