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Drone survey of seagrasses tested for Texas Parks & Wildlife

April 25, 2016By

Aerial images from a drone are being evaluated as a method to survey seagrasses scarred by boat propellers. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) has partnered with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi to determine if using unmanned aircraft systems is as effective as using planes. Seagrasses serve as a refuge and nursery ground for fish, shrimp and crabs. They provide... read more

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