Remote control airplane aids horseshoe crab research in Great Bay

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found a new way to stay dry while studying the underwater life of spawning horseshoe crabs in the Great Bay Estuary. They attached cameras to a remote control airplane and zip line to get a birds eye view of the crab’s mud flat habitat.

Watch video of the approach in action recorded by graduate student by  Wan-Jean Lee

Read more about the project in Foster’s Daily Democrat

 

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