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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

EIH owns a QuestUAV AQUA unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). This fixed wing UAV has a 7-ft wingspan and cruises at a speed of 35 mph with a 45 minute flight time. It is equipped with both visible and NDVI cameras. In addition, rotary wing UAVs are used to conduct ornithological research including collecting and processing georeferenced videos for identifying and mapping birds, creating high resolution orthoimages, and building 3D models of structures. EIH's FAA Exemption No is 14770.

For more information on EIH's UAV capabilities, or to inquire about research partnerships, please contact EIH at or 281-283-3950.

  • Environmental Institute of Houston

    Phone: 281-283-3950

    North Office Annex
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 540
    Houston, TX 77058-1002