TAG: Ohio State University

Ohio UAS Center Forwards Precision Ag, Sensor Research

August 25, 2015By
Flying at Molly Caren Agricultural Center in the Ohio State project.

Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio, now includes flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) as part of its new precision agriculture program, according to the Ohio/Indiana UAS Center (UASC). The new program is designed to prepare students for employment with companies using geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and GPS applied to agricultural production or management activities, such as pest scouting,... read more

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Ohio State Fans ‘Spell Out’ with GPS — and Dot the I

August 19, 2015By

Four Ohio State University football fans trekked 19 miles to create the script “Ohio” logo on a GPS tracker. Even more impressive, they used Ohio Stadium as the dot on the “i,” similar to how the tuba player dots the “i” when the Ohio State marching band performs its famous “spell out” half-time routine. Reddit user Orweezy and his friends used Google... read more

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Detecting Nuclear Testing: Software Under Development by OSU Could Pinpoint Treaty Violations

August 1, 2011By

Can GPS be used to detect underground nuclear explosions? A research team is developing a software program that uses GPS to analyze the ionospheric effect of nuclear explosions. Results would show when and where a country has conducted a secret underground nuclear test. read more