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Best practice for minimising unmanned aerial vehicle disturbance to wildlife in biological field research.
Curr Biol ; 26(10): R404-5, 2016 05 23.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-27218843
ABSTRACT
The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), colloquially referred to as 'drones', for biological field research is increasing [1-3]. Small, civilian UAVs are providing a viable, economical tool for ecology researchers and environmental managers. UAVs are particularly useful for wildlife observation and monitoring as they can produce systematic data of high spatial and temporal resolution [4]. However, this new technology could also have undesirable and unforeseen impacts on wildlife, the risks of which we currently have little understanding [5-7]. There is a need for a code of best practice in the use of UAVs to mitigate or alleviate these risks, which we begin to develop here.
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Texto completo: Disponível Coleções: Bases de dados internacionais Base de dados: MEDLINE Assunto principal: Aeronaves / Conservação dos Recursos Naturais / Tecnologia de Sensoriamento Remoto / Animais Selvagens Tipo de estudo: Guia de prática clínica Aspecto clínico: Etiologia Limite: Animais Idioma: Inglês Revista: Curr Biol Assunto da revista: Biologia Ano de publicação: 2016 Tipo de documento: Artigo