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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Research

UAV Videos

Finding Answers in the Clouds, NSF News, May 21, 2008

AUAV Story, July 2004

SIO Feature (MAC)

MAC Video


Stacked Flight Test

UAV News

Using Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAVs) to Study the Environment, Science Today, May 2008

Climate Change Takes Flight

Western Pacific Autonomous UAV Campaign (WPAC)-White Paper

Global Albedo Project (GAP)

News in UAV Research

Influential Papers

Ramanathan V., M.V. Ramana, G. Roberts, D. Kim, C.E. Corrigan, C.E. Chung & D. Winker (2007). Warming trends in Asia amplified by brown cloud solar absorption. Nature, 448, 575-578 doi:10.1038/nature06019.

Ramana, M.V., V. Ramanathan, D. Kim, G.C. Roberts and C.E. Corrigan (2007). Albedo, Atmospheric Solar Absorption and Heating rate measurements with stacked UAVs, Quart. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 133, 1913-1931.

Corrigan, C.E., G.C. Roberts, M.V. Ramana, D. Kim and V. Ramanathan (2007). Capturing vertical profiles of aerosols and black carbon over the Indian Ocean using autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 7, 11429-11463.

Ramanathan, V. and G. Carmichael (2008). Global and regional climate changes due to black carbon. Nature Geoscience, 1, 221-227.