aerial surveys


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aerial surveys

an epidemiological technique for surveying animal populations and their habitat, especially the latter, over a very wide area. Requires special techniques adapted to sensing of electronically marked animals from a distance, and infrared scanning of vegetation.
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Contract with the Carnegie Airborne Observatory to conduct additional aerial surveys on both Hawai?
Summary: Municipality to conduct aerial surveys using thermal surveying technique
use by real estate companies and other businesses that require aerial surveys.
WCS had previously conducted aerial surveys of South Sudan's wildlife and protected areas in 2007, 2008, 2009-10 and 2013.
Of course, after aerial surveys the work of ground exploration will begin", Kamalvandi said.
Remote Aerial Surveys is an aerial survey service offered by consulting engineers Richard Allitt Associates Ltd (RAA).
The efforts mean that agricultural pilots have a new service: aerial surveys that help growers identify diseases, pests, and other problems in specific areas.
Aerial surveys were not made in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan since 2000.
In 2012 and 2013, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in conjunction with the California Wetfish Producers Association (CWPA), conducted aerial surveys to collect data on sardine distribution and abundance in the southern California Bight (SCB).
The parchmarks were revealed through a set of aerial surveys over parts of Wales, including Cardiff and Pembroke Castles as well as Wrexham, Pwllheli, Haverfordwest and Chepstow.
Unlike aerial surveys, sighting rates are likely influenced by variation in habitat conditions, size and juxtaposition of forest harvest classes, and road density.