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Alternative Approaches to Inspections for Federal Land Management Agencies Roads




This project will provide a model for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and other Federal Land Management Agencies (FLMAs) interested in using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and related technologies for road condition inspections. Through demonstration flights and data analysis, the research will identify opportunities and challenges of using UASs and related remote sensing technologies for condition inspections on FLMA roads, including documentation of current licensing, hardware, and software requirements.


Final report and guidance: pending

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

Principal Investigator ¯: Carson Poe, Volpe

ORCID for the principal investigator: 0000-0003-0792-1622

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240