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Remote-controlled drones used to survey the Antarctic’s atmospheric boundary layer

Remote-controlled drones used to survey the Antarctic's atmospheric boundary layer

The Finnish Meteorological Institute has performed new wind, air temperature and humidity measurements in the Antarctic by using remote-controlled drones.

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Priit Tisler, tel. +358 50 4152868, priit.tisler@fmi.fi

Jonassen, M. O., Tisler, P., Altstädter, B., Scholtz, A., Vihma, T., Lampert, A., König-Langlo, G. and Lüpkes, C., (2015). Application of remotely piloted aircraft systems in observing the atmospheric boundary layer over Antarctic sea ice in winter, Polar Research, 34 (25651)

http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/polar.v34.25651


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