Since last year, Princeton students have been doing intensive field work to study the impact of land-use change over a diverse and fast-changing landscape of forest, field, stream and lake.
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Flying a sUAS at Princeton
Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), also referred to as drones, model airplanes or remote control aircraft, are controlled aircraft without an onboard pilot. In higher education, the uses for sUAS are growing rapidly as technology advances and changes in federal regulations make possible a wide array of applications in research, education, and operations.
Blog: Updates From the Field
Students Explore Ecology Close to Home
PEI Research Tracks Vegetation Changes With Drones
In an article highlighting research projects by Princeton University undergraduates, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) shines a spotlight on important field data collection techniques utilizing drones.
News and Events
From drones used to smuggle contraband into prisons to package delivery over water and proposals for carrying human cargo, the rapidly-expanding...