Tag: field notes

May 22, 2020

WSB: Drones with thermal cameras estimate mammal abundance

Researchers are using thermal sensor-equipped drones to count wildlife. The application of thermal cameras with drones has enormous potential, said Jared Beaver, an assistant professor and wildlife specialist at Montana...

May 24, 2019

Satellite images can track remote sea turtle nests

When tracking the nesting habits of turtles that circumnavigate the globe, it’s sometimes necessary to take the long view. Researchers are tapping into satellite images to get an accurate reading...

August 20, 2015

Field Notes: A Tool for Making Digital Species Drawings

The identification of species with new digital illustration techniques could help taxonomists reluctant to go back to the drawing board, according to a new study. “Species illustration for me is...