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September 25, 2014
     On Friday, September 19, 2014, SPARC at UC Merced (Spatial Analysis and Research Center) held a GIS Essentials workshop to introduce Geographic Information Systems and their capabilities to students, faculty, and visitors. Attendees...
April 29, 2014
The UAV Team meet up with their community partner once more to get feedback on their project. They enjoyed the company of the Merced Cooperation Extension Group as they watched Larry Burrow fly his UAV!
April 12, 2014
On Saturday, April 12, 2014, the University of California at Merced held its annual Bobcat Day, a day in which admitted high school seniors and their parents are given a chance to UC Merced to see what the school has to offer. They are invited to engage in workshops and interact with various clubs...
February 13, 2014
The 47th annual Ag Expo was held in Tulare, California with 100,000 attendees this year. Over 50 countries were present, along with 1,500 exhibitors. A few of the UAV’s team members were also able to attend the admirable 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space the AG Expo offers. The variety...
February 8, 2014
Robots and Ribs! The MESA Lab showcased their latest upcoming projects and gave insight on the various uses on UAV’s. Developments in various areas of research ranged from water landing, water sampling, backup generator for UAV’s using solar energies, and flight testing and repairing...
February 4, 2014
On February 4, 2014 the UAV Team members meet with their community partner Larry Burrow in hopes of identifying a central problem their community faces that UAV’s could help solve. Larry Burrow is an Agricultural Field Technician and will help guide the UAV Engineering Service Learning team...
January 31, 2014
On January 31, 2014 the UAV Team teams up with some members from MESA Lab Ph.D. students Brendan Smith, Brandon Stark, and Tiebiao Zhao on their first field trip to visit John Monnich, current owner of Silkwood Wines. Together they visited the vineyard and learned the importance UAV’s...

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