Monitoring marine megafauna from the sky

Check out this short press release (Link Here) for our newest paper “Using a small, consumer-grade drone to identify and count marine megafauna in shallow habitats“.  An example of how drones are an affordable and non-invasive monitoring tool for researchers and conservation managers. This project was funded by Save Our Seas Foundation  and in collaboration with Friends of the Environment.

By | 2018-11-26T10:17:09-05:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: conservation, Mangroves and Creeks, marine protected areas, sharks, Turtles|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Monitoring marine megafauna from the sky

About the Author:

Enie Hensel
Broadly my interests lie in exploring the intertwining interactions between top-down and bottom-up mechanisms that have been anthropogenically impacted in coastal ecosystems. Currently, I am investigating how structure complexity and the presence of top predators affect patch reef fish communities in Abaco, The Bahamas.