Name our new drone!

TeamShrub is holding a poll to name our drone just like NERC did for their polar research vessel.

Cast your vote for Shrubcopter’s new twin at the following poll. Will it be Droney McDroneface, The Drone Ranger, Shrubby the little droneycopter, RRD (Royal Research Drone) Sir David Dronenborough, Sedgecopter… or another name that you come up with?

The deadline for voting is midnight on the 20 of May 2016.

Check our our blog post about the field season: ‘Drones, logistics and off we go to Canada

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Drones at EGU

If you are off to the European Geosciences Union Meeting in Vienna, Austria from 17–22 April 2016, then check out the following session and presentations:

Unmanned Aerial Systems: Platforms, Sensors and Applications in the Geosciences http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/pico/20488

Drone-acquired structure-from-motion photogrammetry for high-precision measurements of biomass in semi-arid rangelands
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-7888.pdf

MISTRALE: Soil moisture mapping service based on a UAV-embedded GNSS-Reflectometry sensor
http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/EGU2016-5905.pdf