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Glaciers

December 18, 2015

Three Miles High: Using Drones to Study High-Altitude Glaciers

SAN FRANCISCO, December 18, 2015 — While some dream of the day that aerial drones deliver their online purchases, scientists are using the technology today to deliver data that was never available before. About 5,000 meters high in the Peruvian Andes, the scientists are mapping glaciers and wetlands in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range with