23 02, 2021

Urban Forestry Opportunities at Southern University Include Virtual Learning, Scholarships, and Degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Levels

By |2021-02-28T20:42:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Research, Scholarships, Southern University, Technology, Urban Forestry Degree Programs, Urban Forestry Students, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA project team at Southern University Urban Forestry & Natural Resources Department at a wetland soil sampling day in 2019. Left to right: Simbrey Majors, who received a Master degree in Dec 2020; Zhu Ning – Institutional Principle Investigator (PI); Victor Rivera – LSU Co-PI; Chris [...]

5 02, 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery Employs Drone to Assist with Oak Wilt Diagnosis

By |2018-02-05T11:34:59-05:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: DEC, Diseases and Insects, Innovative Projects and Programs, NYC, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

A drone’s aerial perspective on a red oak (Quercus rubra), infected with oak wilt, in Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery. NYSDEC recently launched its use of drones for things like monitoring coastal erosion on Lake Ontario, exploration of bat caves in Mineville, restoration of beach dunes on [...]

28 11, 2017

Drones in the Urban Forest, Part 2: The Potential

By |2017-11-28T11:50:38-05:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Technology, Tree Inventory|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Drone making visual tree inspection. Photo by Dan Staley In Remote Sensing and Assessment of Urban Forests with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles from the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of City Trees, author and UAVs (drones) expert Dan Staley defines terms and lays out the potential uses of this rapidly evolving [...]

28 11, 2017

Drones in the Urban Forest, Part 1: NYSDEC’s Drone Program Takes Off

By |2017-11-28T10:31:13-05:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: DEC, Innovative Projects and Programs, Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NYSDEC is now using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, also known as drones) for a variety of monitoring purposes around the State. This terrific video, followed by the official NYSDEC press release, shows you the projects undertaken thus far. The ones that will perhaps interest the NYS urban [...]

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