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WAIS Seminar with Professor Kirk Martinez - Event

Date:
2nd of October, 2017  @  14:00 - 15:00
Venue:
EEE Building (32) - Room 3077
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WAIS Seminar in B32-R3077

 

Title: Fun with GPS glacier tracking in Iceland

 

Abstract:
This summer I went back to basics to install a glacier movement sensor system Iceland - sponsored by Formula E. This followed on from a very simple GPS tracker we installed on a Greenland Iceberg last year. We chose some accurate dGPS units, the Iridium short messaging service and a micropython based microcontroller. Putting it all together and installing is a whole story in itself however! So this seminar will mainly be a story of design issues, sand in the keyboard, off-road driving, some quadcopter imaging and finally some actual results.
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