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August 1, 2011

Crop Copter UAS Examines Florida Orange Groves

In Central Florida, small unmanned aircraft systems could be a boon for citrus growers trying to spot citrus greening, a disease that currently is wreaking havoc on Florida's $9 billion-a-year citrus industry.

August 1, 2011

Drought Plunges East Africa into Food Crisis

An image compiled from data from the NOAA-18 POES satellite shows how severe drought in Africa is responsible for the continent’s worst food crisis in 20 years.

August 1, 2011

Oklahoma Wants Special Air Space for Drones

A new air corridor to be reserved exclusively for unmanned aerial drones could turn Oklahoma into the prime drone development region of the United States.

August 1, 2011

DigitalGlobe Satellite Validates U.S. Oil Inventory

Every Monday and Friday, DigitalGlobe releases images of oil floating-top tanks in Cushing, Okla., the physical delivery point for the New York Mercantile Exchange oil futures and contracts.

August 1, 2011

Is GeoEye for Sale?

The company’s stock price surged 15 percent on July 26 on takeover rumors.

August 1, 2011

Unmanned Aircraft Tested for Oil Spill Response

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles will have a new role in oil spill response capabilities in Alaska.

July 25, 2011

NASA Researchers Finishing ICESCAPE Mission

Scientists embarked in late June from Alaska on the second and final campaign of a NASA field campaign to study how changing conditions in the Arctic affect the ocean's chemistry and ecosystems.

July 25, 2011

Atmospheric Particles Help Slow Climate Warming

Aided by LiDAR, a NOAA study indicates that an increased abundance of particles high in the atmosphere has offset about a third of the climate warming influence of carbon dioxide change during the last decade.

July 25, 2011

MIT Software Enables UAS Control with an iPhone

The director of MIT’s Humans and Automation Lab says anyone could learn to fly an unmanned aircraft system with a smart phone and three minutes of training.

July 25, 2011

Texas A&M Gets FAA Approval to Fly Civil UAS

The university cites wildlife inventory, border security, hurricane research and monitoring, detection and tracking of harmful algae blooms, and situational awareness for incident response as potential study applications.