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USGS Mavic Pro drone image of the fissure 8 lava channel looking toward the vent. Overflows can be seen as incandescent spots beyond the channel margins. Drone flights and resultant imagery help scientists better identify areas of channel overflows and active flow advancement. Incandescence (glowing) lava is easier to identify in the dark versus during daylight hours. Photo taken Monday, July 2, 2018 courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

Talk on using drones over the 2018 Kilauea Eruption Thursday (Jan 31)

On Thursday (Jan 31) Dr. Ryan Perroy, Director of UH-Hilo’s Spatial Data Analysis and Visualization Laboratory, presents drone imagery and video collected by his team during KÄ«lauea’s 2018 eruption and talks about lessons learned. His talk begins at 7 p.m. in the University Classroom Building (UCB), Room 100, on the main UH-Hilo campus, 200 W. […]

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Drone operator flying over lava flow cited by DLNR/DOCARE officer

A 38-year-old San Jose, CA man was cited by a DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officer two nights ago for loitering under Hawai‘i County code. The DOCARE officer was checking barricades in Nanawale Estates when he spotted a red light in the sky. A short time later he encountered Huawen Wu flying […]

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