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Drones in science: Rising beyond pretty pictures

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Williams, GD, Drones in science: Rising beyond pretty pictures, ABC News: Science, Australia, 18 August (2016) [Newspaper Article]

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Abstract

For the past two years, polar oceanographer Dr Guy Williams has been using drones in Antarctica and the Arctic to measure changes in sea ice. "Sea ice is a sensitive indicator of change in both the atmosphere and ocean. By studying sea ice behaviour, we can better understand the underlying forces responsible in the climate," says Dr Williams of the University of Tasmania.

Item Details

Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:drones, Sea Ice
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Physical Oceanography
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Author:Williams, GD (Associate Professor Guy Williams)
ID Code:118865
Year Published:2016
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (FT130100692)
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2017-07-21
Last Modified:2017-07-28
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