Max Silver

Max Silver

Jul 17, 2015

Group 6 Copy 45
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), often referred to as drones, offer a far cheaper and safer alternative to using planes or helicopters for the aerial surveying of salmon redds (spawning nests) in large rivers. Our research will use UAVs to locate redds in small creeks, which are traditionally surveyed on foot or not at all. UAV technology will allow for much broader-reaching surveys of small creeks and will give salmon researchers a more complete picture of salmon spawning habits.


    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    A Bird's-eye View of Frog Habitats: Using a Drone to Survey Wetlands

    I study vulnerable frog species that inhabit human-constructed wetlands in the Grand River Grasslands of...

    Are cryptic characteristics preventing the protection of two similar Sphingidae moths?

    This project is aimed at understanding the morphological differences between two species of Sphingidae...

    New fish on the block: Ecological implications of black sea bass in the Gulf of Maine

    The warming of the world’s oceans has begun to restructure marine communities. One consequence is that species...

    Backer Badge Funded

    An ecology project funded by 47 people