24 Jul '11, 6am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Helicopter view of our shores!

Wild Shores of Singapore: Helicopter view of our shores!

Struggling through a mangrove or trudging over vast shores, I have often wished that there was an easier way to find out what is out there. So I'm delighted to hear of this breezy alternative! Rachel Lim and Collin Tong of NParks have worked on an ingenious method of obtaining a literally helicopter view of the ecosystem! They share all the details in the latest issue of My Green Space . In Aiding Conservation With A Remote-Controlled Helicopter , they shared how NParks’ National Biodiversity Centre and Singapore Polytechnic’s Centre of Application in Environmental Technology developed an innovative solution to more easily carry out regular surveys. Using the remote-controlled helicopter, a low altitude aerial survey system was adapted from a similar system used in the military to carry out surveillance. To capture the aerial images, the helicopter is mounted with a consum...

Full article: http://wildshores.blogspot.com/2011/07/helicopter-view-of...

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