Monitoring Bank Erosion at Lower Brule, SD

Image: Monitoring Bank Erosion at Lower Brule, SD

Detailed Description

The Lower Brule Environmental Protection Office and the USGS conducted unmanned aerial system (UAS) flights at Lower Brule, SD on August 21-23, 2012 and included a 1-day field demonstration for Tribes, Federal, State, and local agencies and others at Lower Brule, SD. Shown are (from left) Jeff Sloan (GEOG/USGS) and Vicki Prautzsch (SDWSC/USGS) live-streaming with the Lower Brule High School Science Class, Mark Bauer (GEOH/USGS/CONT) record-keeping, Todd Preston (BRD/USGS) mission contoller, and Chris Holmquist-Johnson (BRD/USGS) piloting the unmanned aerial vehicle. This objective of this study is to monitor changes in the Missouri River shoreline.


Image Dimensions: 960 x 720

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Location Taken: Lower Brule, SD, US