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New solution to weighty issue

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 2 Oct 19

Researchers employ drones to learn more about the ecology and health of large cetaceans.

Image of the Day: Drones Measure Whales

The Scientist - Wed 2 Oct 19

Researchers estimate whale body mass from aerial images.

Researchers use drones to weigh whales

Phys.org - Wed 2 Oct 19

By measuring the body length, width and height of free-living southern right whales photographed by drones, researchers were able to develop a model that accurately calculated the body volume ...

Researchers use drones to weigh whales, Science Blog - Wed 2 Oct 19
Researchers use drones to weigh whales, ScienceDaily - Wed 2 Oct 19
Researchers use drones to weigh whales, Newswise - Wed 2 Oct 19
Researchers use drones to weigh whales, Eurekalert - Wed 2 Oct 19
Researchers use drones to weigh whales, Eurekalert - Wed 2 Oct 19

Weighing whales isn't easy, but drones are helping - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 2 Oct 19

Because whales don't appreciate scales.

Wild whales can now be weighed with DRONE footage

Daily Mail - Wed 2 Oct 19

Scientists at Aarhus University in Denmark flew a drone over 86 whales off the coast of Argentina to measure them from aerial photos. In the past they would have been restricted to dead specimens.

How to weigh a whale without a scale

BBC Science News - Tue 1 Oct 19

Drones can be used to work out the body mass of the largest animals on the planet, helping in their conservation.