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Marking Ground Targets With Radio Transmitters Dropped From Aircraft

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Nichols, Thomas H.; Ostry, Michael E.; Fuller, Mark R.

Year Published

1981

Publication

Research Note NC-274. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Abstract

Reports development and use of a radio transmitter device that can be dropped from aircraft into target areas in remote habitats. Such a device could be a valuable tool for studying and managing forests and wildlife, for controlling forest fires, and for handling emergencies.

Keywords

Wildlife, forest fire control, telemetry, forest research and management, disease and insect detection

Citation

Nichols, Thomas H.; Ostry, Michael E.; Fuller, Mark R. 1981. Marking Ground Targets With Radio Transmitters Dropped From Aircraft. Research Note NC-274. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station https://doi.org/10.2737/NC-RN-274.

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