Tracking Icebergs. Drone places GPS tracking device on iceberg.

It was a tricky operation in heavy fog, but a company based in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland recently used a drone to place a GPS tracker on an iceberg about two kilometres outside Petty Harbour.

Brian Lundrigan’s company, RPM Aerial Services, partnered with a GPS manufacturer in Nova Scotia for the pilot project, which aimed to find a safe way to place a tracker on an iceberg without getting too close to the often unpredictable masses of floating ice.

“It was fairly challenging. The biggest difficulty was depth perception when you’re a distance away from the iceberg, trying to see how close you are,”

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