Remotely Piloted Systems
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This is a media curation page for the PIRatE Lab's AARR Program.  We are developing practical, low cost programs to monitor resources in our coastal zone (the land near the ocean and the ocean near the land) with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs aka "drones") overhead and subtidal Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) .  Enjoy!!  
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Drone Photography in Whale Research

Drone Photography in Whale Research | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Randy Jay Braun and Stacy Garlington We have all seen fascinating aerial photographs of massive whales as they navigate through the waters of the world’s oceans. Since the release of the DJI Phantom quadcopter drone in 2013, humans have a completely capable and unexpected new tool to view and study such creatures in their natural marine habitats. …
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Drone Gives Glimpse of Dolphins Rarely Seen off Southern California - YouTube

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Seal count conducted by drone on the Farne Islands.

Seal count conducted by drone on the Farne Islands. | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
By James Willoughby A drone has been used for the first time to successfully help count a colony of Atlantic grey seal pups, which have reached record high numbers. Ritchie Southerton, of Ritchie Southerton Photography, turned to UAV specialist Heliguy to purchase a DJI Phantom 4 Pro for the important job on the Farne Islands, off the Northumberland coast. The count …
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theBlu: Whale Encounter

theBlu: Whale Encounter | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Experience the awe and wonder of the undersea with this Wevr original series and popular introduction to VR. theBlu: Whale Encounter transports audiences deep under the ocean, on to the...
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Rare whale behavior called tail sailing caught on video

This behavior has been seen in Southern right whales, but is rarely witnessed among humpback whales.
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