Life on the edge: reproductive mode and rate of invasive Phragmites australis patch expansion
Thursday, July 7, 2016
The dynamics of plant invasions from initial colonization through patch expansion are driven in part by mode of reproduction, i.e., sexual (seed) and asexual (clonal fragments and expansion) means. Expansion of existing patches—both rate and mode of spread into a matrix of varying conditions—is important for predicting potential invader impacts. To read more download the article here.
The Latest in Imaging News from Lumenera featuring AggieAir
Monday, June 20, 2016
AggieAir has recently been featured in a case study by Lumenera in their latest imaging news. Using two of Lumenera’s Industrial-Grade Lt965R Cameras to replace consumer-level point and shoot cameras in the AggieAir Unmanned Systems are able to monitor vegetation health from the air. Saving water, using less pesticide & fertilizer, and increasing yields are three key aspects that those in the agricultural industry strive to produce healthier plants. Read the whole Case Study here.
AggieAir will have a booth at EAA Airventure
Monday, June 20, 2016
AggieAir in conjuction with USU Aviation will be hosting a booth at Airventure in Oshkosh Wisconsin to showcase our UAV technologies and interact with the airspace industry. Our booth number will be D9. For more information on Adventure can be found here.
AggieAir Published in The Nature Conservancy Utah
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
AggieAir has been contracted by Nature Conservancy to Fly Yellow Creek, a tributary of the Bear River. AggieAir will provide them with 35 river miles of RGB imagery and possibly thermal, to help them develop an ecological integrity map for Northern Leatherside chub habitat. This product will provide them with high resolution imagery that will enable them to delineate/show areas of poor, good and excellent quality habitat.
Download the article here. (see page 9)
Poster Presented at ASCE, Florida
Monday, June 6, 2016
AggieAir technology was recently presented in a poster at the American Society of Civil Engineers in Florida by LeiaHassan-Esfahani. The poster highlights significant promise for monitoring agricultural field conditions via satellite and airborne technologies. It also illustrates the differences that AggieAir imagery can generate compared to Landsat NIR imagery.
Download the poster here.