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Wilderness Search and Rescue Drones

Wilderness Search and Rescue Drones

Researchers combine UAVs with geographic Information systems for search missions.

Wilderness Search and Rescue Drones

Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 14:00

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  1. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - A system that collects various types of geographical data and provides a way for uses to manipulate and analyze it.
  2. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) - An aircraft that is controlled remotely by a computer or a pilot on the ground; also known as drones.
  3. Geography - The science of the Earth's land, atmosphere, ecosystems, geology and inhabitants.


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