Sandia collects more precise weather, climate data with help from unmanned aerial system ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Last week, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories flew a tethered balloon and an unmanned aerial system, colloquially known as a drone, together for the first time to get Arctic atmospheric temperatures with better location control than ever before. In […]
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Balloons and drones and clouds; oh, my!
August 14, 2017 – 8:05 am
By Mollie Rappe | Posted in Energy / Environment / Water | Also tagged arctic, atmospheric radiation measurement, climate modeling, climate science, clouds, distributed temperature sensor, mixed-phase clouds, Oliktok Point, UAS, weather balloon | Comments Off on Balloons and drones and clouds; oh, my!
New fog chamber provides testing options that could improve security cameras
June 17, 2015 – 5:00 am
Controlled fog at Sandia Labs makes testing optics more cost-effective, efficient ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Fog can play a key role in cloaking military invasions and retreats and the actions of intruders. That’s why physical security experts seek to overcome fog, but it’s difficult to field test security cameras, sensors or other equipment in fog that […]
By Heather Clark | Posted in Homeland security, Military / Defense, Science / Technology / Engineering | Also tagged AFRL, Air Force Research Laboratory, fog, fog chamber, optical, optics, physical security, security cameras | Comments Off on New fog chamber provides testing options that could improve security cameras