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Planning for landing site selection in the aerial supply delivery

A. Kushleyev, B. MacAllister, M. Likhachev
2011 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
A more detailed version of this paper can be found in (Kushleyev, MacAllister, and Likhachev 2011) . Planning Landing Site Selection PPCP Algorithm.  ...  Application of PPCP to Landing Site Selection. In the context of our problem, we claim that the preferred outcome of a sensing action always exists. Consider the following for the proof.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2011.6048513 fatcat:sj2nuwdbgbeo5kavpuykpmlopu

Planning for landing site selection in the aerial supply delivery

Aleksandr Kushleyev, Brian MacAllister, Maxim Likhachev
2011 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  
A more detailed version of this paper can be found in (Kushleyev, MacAllister, and Likhachev 2011) . Planning Landing Site Selection PPCP Algorithm.  ...  Application of PPCP to Landing Site Selection. In the context of our problem, we claim that the preferred outcome of a sensing action always exists. Consider the following for the proof.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iros.2011.6094840 dblp:conf/iros/KushleyevML11 fatcat:dx3ablgerjh7bbjihpyfnnzgza

Page 2 of Science Trends Vol. 7, Issue 25 [page]

1962 Science Trends  
The primary mission of the L-X aircraft is to expedite delivery of critical parts, supplies and technicians to the launch sites in order to maintain the ICBMsystem in a maximum state of readiness.  ...  The C-130E can operate from hastily prepared landing sites.  ... 

Page 82 of AMC Journal Vol. 62, Issue 6 [page]

1976 AMC Journal  
With these elements in mind and input received from the design team members, site selection was initiated.  ...  Application of the design process Recent application of this design method was in the de- velopment of a master plan for the surface facilities of a proposed deep mine.  ... 

Assessment of changes in ecosystem service delivery – a historical perspective on catchment landscapes

Sikhululekile Ncube, Christopher Spray, Alistair Geddes
2018 International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management  
Using the Spatial Evidence for Natural Capital Evaluation (SENCE) mapping approach, the derived habitat maps were translated into ES maps.  ...  Increases in provisioning ESs were associated with increases in intensively managed habitats, with reductions in supply capacity of other regulating and supporting ESs associated with loss of semi-natural  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Scottish Borders Council and Environment Systems Ltd for providing and approving the use of various data sets used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21513732.2018.1489306 fatcat:qzjw4yqahjfavadqut5gy4kaei

Adding unmanned aerial vehicles to HIV supply chains in remote settings: modeling feasibility and cost in Turkana, Kenya

Caleb Parker, Emily Evens, Kayla Stankevitz, Margaret Eichleay, Rick Homan, Michael Loogos, David Onyango
2021 Journal of global health reports  
FUNDING This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank the Turkana County, Kenya Health Department for their important support of this work.  ...  for VL pickup and ARV delivery *Only 13 are landing sites because in two instances, two facilities are very close to each other and can easily be reached by health workers from both sites.  ... 
doi:10.29392/001c.28349 fatcat:odcptmiupjh7dihpifrsh6fpie

Seed use in the field: Delivering seeds for restoration success

Nancy Shaw, Rebecca S. Barak, Ryan E. Campbell, Anita Kirmer, Simone Pedrini, Kingsley Dixon, Stephanie Frischie
2020 Restoration Ecology  
Implications for Practice • Site characteristics and the ecology and germination requirements of each species in the seed mix will guide development of the seeding plan that includes site preparation and  ...  Seed delivery to site is a critical step in seed-based restoration programs.  ...  Seeds that are expensive or in short supply can be selectively seeded in areas most favorable for their establishment.  ... 
doi:10.1111/rec.13210 fatcat:3rx3crqbh5agpcdxbhbytu4ekq

Sediment budgets as an organizing framework in fluvial geomorphology [chapter]

Leslie M. Reid, Thomas Dunne
2016 Tools in Fluvial Geomorphology  
Aerial photographs are also useful for aiding landscape stratification and for planning fieldwork.  ...  Planning departments for cities, counties and land management agencies may have GIS coverage for some attributes.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118648551.ch16 fatcat:le7gceruazeqtkmfihtttoomqm

Use of GIS and Orthophotos In Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Land Uses And City Expansion: A Case of Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

Johane P Hlatywayo, Thomas Masvosve
2015 South African Journal of Geomatics  
Land use and land cover maps for the eastern suburbs (Copesville, Eastwood, Raisethorpe and Willowton) for the years 1989 to 2009 were generated based on the twelve LULCs.  ...  Land use and land cover (LULC) is important in understanding the interactions of human activities with the environment.  ...  Understanding the changes in the use and cover of land resources is critical for land management and planning.  ... 
doi:10.4314/sajg.v4i4.11 fatcat:lyc22us7wvgnzfvhsax2ssiig4

UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES IN THE PROTECTION OF THE ELEMENTS OF A COUNTRY'S CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE – SELECTED DIRECTIONS OF DEVELOPMENT

Radosław BIELAWSKI, Witold RZĄDKOWSKI, Rafał PERZ
2018 Security and Defence Quarterly  
<i>This paper explores the directions for the application of unmanned aerial vehicles in the provision of security to vital elements of a country's critical infrastructure.  ...  The programme that fits perfectly in the framework of the second considered branch of development is "Cricket" [Polish: "Świerszcz"] – a programme implemented in the periodic inspection of gas supply infrastructure  ...  to plans.  ... 
doi:10.5604/01.3001.0012.6422 fatcat:k5n36ne4mvfa7axvobxkw7q3he

Using the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Delivery Decision Tool to Consider Transporting Medical Supplies via Drone

Margaret Eichleay, Emily Evens, Kayla Stankevitz, Caleb Parker
2019 Global Health: Science and Practice Journal  
We developed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Delivery Decision Tool to help health system decision makers identify their transport challenges and explore the potential utility and impact of UAVs on the  ...  For sharing their thoughts and experience, we would like to thank our key informants in Turkana County and Nairobi, Kenya.  ...  Acknowledgments: Without the programming expertise of James MacCarthy, this tool would not have been possible, and for that the authors are deeply grateful.  ... 
doi:10.9745/ghsp-d-19-00119 pmid:31801794 pmcid:PMC6927828 fatcat:3p7557gaszde7pnzpehaxyjope

New Jersey State Water Development Program

George R. Shanklin
1960 Journal - American Water Works Association  
Also included in this bond state water program to: (1) insure, issue are: through long-range planning, the avail- 1. $1,250,000 for an_ intensified, ability of adequate future supplies in statewide, long-range  ...  for delivery of the water to certain areas of demand.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1551-8833.1960.tb00522.x fatcat:22rcif6brjazvkycv2wabhjsuy

Erosional history of the Warrah Catchment in the Liverpool Plains, New South Wales

S. G. Beavis, L. Zhang, A. J. Jakeman, S. D. Gray
1999 Hydrological Processes  
Within the Warrah Catchment, where climate was assumed homogeneous, a number of ‘respective sites’ were selected for detailed study based on distinct patterns of land use and land management practice.  ...  The earliest aerial photography for the catchment was taken in January 1943.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1099-1085(19990415)13:5<753::aid-hyp778>3.0.co;2-g fatcat:yo4yaond2jeg7ggyu5qi3to52a

Good Governance, Efficiency and the Provision of Planned Land for Orderly Development in African Cities: The Case of the 20,000 Planned Land Plots Project in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Joseph Mukasa Lusugga Kironde
2015 Current Urban Studies  
In many African cities, governments have been unable to provide sufficient appropriately located and priced planned and serviced urban land to meet demand.  ...  In 2003, the Ministry of Lands, using borrowed funds from the Treasury, undertook an ambitious land servicing project in Dar es Salaam.  ...  Besides, it has been suggested that a land delivery channel to supply land for housing in African cities could be evaluated using the following six criteria ( Table 3) .  ... 
doi:10.4236/cus.2015.34028 fatcat:v2pxm5hm2ngzdiv4b4edqovq2e

Vision-Based Autonomous Helicopter Research at Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute (1991-1998) [chapter]

2009 Robust Vision for Vision-Based Control of Motion  
In conclusion, the project future directions are discussed.  ...  The requirements of these applications are addressed by a central goal mission for the project.  ...  As displayed in Figure 8 , the flight path editor's console shows the planned trajectory between goal points supplied by a human operator.  ... 
doi:10.1109/9780470546369.ch15 fatcat:fentm3dchrhp5geqsdulevzaem
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