Researchers combine UAVs with geographic Information systems for search missions.
Aug 23 2012 - 10:00am
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- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - A system that collects various types of geographical data and provides a way for uses to manipulate and analyze it.
- Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) - An aircraft that is controlled remotely by a computer or a pilot on the ground; also known as drones.
- Geography - The science of the Earth's land, atmosphere, ecosystems, geology and inhabitants.