In Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. Remote-controlled …
“This site is threatened on every side,” said Luis Jaime Castillo Butters, Peru’s vice minister of cultural heritage, as he piloted the drone aircraft. Archaeologists around the world, who have long relied on the classic tools of their ...
Small drones have been helping a growing number of researchers produce three-dimensional models of Peruvian sites instead of the usual flat maps - and in days and weeks instead of months and years. Speed is an important ally to …
A man controls a drone (unmanned vehicle) in Lima. This remote control vehicles, popularly known as ‘drones’, begin to formally sail the skies of Peru with scientific purposes to conduct research in agriculture and archaeology. Drones are …
In Peru, Archaeologists are using drones to "help set boundaries to protect sites, watch over them and monitor threats, and create a digital repository of ruins that can help build awareness and aid in the reconstruction of any damage done," …
Hundreds of fireworks flashed above Lima, Peru, on New Year’s Eve to ring in 2016. The bursts of light that washed over Lima’s streets that night were captured by travel photographer, Jeff Cremer. Cremer flew his drone 650 feet above the …
Then in June, the U.S. military shot down two Iranian drones around Tanf ... She …
It's Perryman's innovative use of drones that, in part, factored into an honor he'll ...
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 …