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Marking Ground Targets With Radio Transmitters Dropped From AircraftAuthor(s): Thomas H. Nichols; Michael E. Ostry; Mark R. Fuller
Source: Research Note NC-274. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionReports 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.
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CitationNichols, 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
KeywordsWildlife, forest fire control, telemetry, forest research and management, disease and insect detection
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