The SUAVe system allows an unmanned aerial vehicle to create detailed aerial maps of archeological sites
Julie A. Adams and Steven Wernke with their UAV
If you were in Peru right now, at the long-abandoned Inca village of Mawchu, you might see something very modern flying over it – a Skate unmanned aerial vehicle. The aircraft is the key part of a system designed by a team from Nashville’s Vanderbilt University. Once perfected, it should be able to accomplish in 10 to 15 minutes what would take an archeological team two to three field seasons to complete.
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