2015-05-30 Drones take whale science to new heights Print E-mail
Written by Andrew Stevenson   

click here for BBC article on how drones are taking whale science to new heights

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Now that we have 4K drones that will take off from boats we'll be able to video/photograph whales from above. This will enable us to more easily classify the humpbacks as calf, yearling, juvenile, adult and also give us an idea of the condition of the whale- fat, thin... , healthy, sick as well as better observe their social behavior.

 
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