Development of a Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Rotorcraft Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Robotics: Science and Systems Conference (RSS) Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring (WREM) 2013, Berlin, Germany, June 24-28

Florian Poppa, Uwe R. Zimmer, Andrew Feitz & Henry Berko

This paper describes the development of a carbon dioxide (CO2) sensing rotorcraft unmanned aerial vehicle (RUAV) and the experiences gained throughout its development as well as during its first deployment in a CO2 trial. The aim of the flying measurement platform is to enable the creation of detailed gas distribution maps of larger areas in a relatively short timeframe for reasonable costs.

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