TITLE

Military technology to boost environmental research

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Apr2009, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the application of the global hawk drone aircraft, which was designed for military reconnaissance, so that it can be used in the monitoring of global warming processes and other environmental issues. While this technology will initially be used to monitor environmental conditions in the Pacific ocean region and the Arctic, it could eventually be used in the assessment of wildfires and hurricanes.
ACCESSION #
37212296

Tags: DRONE aircraft;  ENVIRONMENTAL monitoring;  GLOBAL warming -- Research -- Equipment & supplies;  GLOBAL Hawk (Drone aircraft);  EMERGENCY management -- Equipment & supplies

 

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