Researcher Christine Bunyon collects a cyanobacteria sample from Keyser Pond in Henniker, New Hampshire.

Monitoring Harmful Algal Blooms Using Drones

UNH researchers use drones equipped with sensors to identify cyanobacteria blooms — also known as harmful algal blooms — in New Hampshire lakes faster and more effectively. Read More

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