U of K Students Using Weather Drones

A graduate student at the University of Kentucky is using drones to research the atmosphere.Travis Schuyler is a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry at the University of Kentucky. He is sending a drone up into the atmosphere using weather balloons to collect weather data.”The ballon gives you the extra energy up and the UAV, it cuts out a lot of operational costs, it also allows for enhanced sampling,” said Schuyler.Schuyler says this data can be used to help weather forecasting by improving models.

Source: MG News

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