University of Alaska Southeast professor of environmental science Christian Kienholz gets his drone ready for flight on a rock outcrop near Suicide Basin on Friday, June 21, 2019. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

University of Alaska Southeast professor of environmental science Christian Kienholz gets his drone ready for flight on a rock outcrop near Suicide Basin on Friday, June 21, 2019. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Drones on ice: Scientists take to the air to study Suicide Basin

UAS students use drones for environmental science research

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