The U.S. and other nations studying changes in the Arctic should investigate using UAVs and other unmanned systems to gather data on nearly inaccessible areas of the region, says a recent report from the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies. The NRC report also highlights the need for more data on the region and a more coordinated international and technological effort to gather information about climatic changes, which the study says are significant. “The ...

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