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by   -   May 7, 2014

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A drone’s eye view of the many coconut trees that were uprooted when Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines.

Photo Essay
Six months ago, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippine’s South East coast. Now Drone Adventures is helping the reconstruction effort by providing much-needed aerial maps of the region.

by   -   April 2, 2014

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Drone’s eye view of Hisanohama, Fukushima prefecture. The blue marker indicates the drone launch point. © Mapbox © OpenStreetMap

tumblr_inline_n5n0khEZzH1s4nvewIt’s been three years since a massive magnitude 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami destroyed large parts of the eastern coast of Japan and incapacitated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Life for many of the displaced families, however, has far from returned to normal; around 150,000 residents of the prefecture are still living as evacuees in temporary accommodations, and many villages are still too contaminated for people to return. What is the current state of the cleanup and reconstruction effort? Drone Adventures teamed up with Taichi Furuhashi, researcher at the Center for Spatial Information Science at the University of Tokyo, to try to answer this question.

by   -   February 20, 2013

Sensefly just released a fun video of their latest product, eBee, autonomously flying over an alpine landscape near the Matterhorn while performing 2D and 3D mapping.