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But today researchers have access to more agile and less expensive technology to map, explore and protect archaeological treasures: tiny airborne drones. In Peru — the home of Machu Picchu and other amazing ruins — the government is planning to ...
Live Science · 8/26/2013
Peru is a country with an impressive collection of ancient ruins. And archaeologists have figured out a way to turn drones into one of their most reliable work assistants. Small drones are helping researchers create site maps and three-dimensional models ...
citylab.com · 8/26/2013
Archaeologists in Peru are using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or drones, to map and protect the ruins of Inca and over 13,000 ancient sites across the South American country. Originally designed for military warfare, they have been deployed to attack ...
International Business Times · 8/26/2013
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Drones are most often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins. Forget Reapers and Predators -- the drones used here are hand-held ...
Global Post · 12/31/2014
Archaeologists in Peru are using unmanned aircrafts to map ancient ruins and archaeology sites. The drones used for the mapping activity are much smaller in size and are economical as well compared to military drones. Thousands of ancient ruins have to …
French Tribune · 8/25/2013
Recently-released drone footage shows just how bad Greenpeace’s recent stunt caused to the ancient Nazca lines in Peru, and authorities are saying it may be hundreds or even thousands of years before the damage is done. Last week, according to this ...
The Inquisitr · 12/16/2014
Scientists have employed drones to monitor wild yaks in China and endangered orangutans in Indonesia. Archeologists are using them in Peru. In Kenya, game wardens use them with infrared cameras to watch for poachers at night. In total, the Association …
The Vancouver Sun · 1/31/2014
The drone campaign has morphed, in effect, into remote-control repression: the direct application of brute force by a state, rather than an attempt to deal a pivotal blow to a movement. Repression wiped out terrorist groups in Argentina, Brazil ...
Foreign Affairs · 6/11/2013
Drones are most often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins. Forget Reapers and Predators — the drones used here are hand-held ...
Arab News · 8/16/2013
A famous example of a geoglyph in Peru that resembles a hummingbird (Dennis Jarvis/Flickr) He and his colleagues plan to fly a drone, which looks like a miniature single-passenger plane, over parts of the forest. The team will also search for mounds ...
The Atlantic · 3/7/2015
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Peru /pəˈruː/ (Spanish: Perú; Quechua: Perú or Piruw; Aymara: Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru (Spanish …
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