Biopowered GPS insect tracking
Dragonflies and monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles, from Wisconsin to Mexico. This project will explore biopower options for satellite and cell phone microdevices for long distance tracking of insects.
See: Levett, S & Walls, S. 2011. Tracking the elusive life of the Emperor Dragonfly Anax imperator Leach. Journal of the British Dragonfly Society 27: 59-68.
Commercial telemetry via satellite or mobile phone network!! http://www.sparkfun.com/news/415
Dragonflies: Nature's drone, pretty and deadly:http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/02/science/dragonflies-natures-deadly-drone-but-prettier.html?_r=0
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- Duncan Carlsmith