Drones get new use in history studies


While drones are now being used by some Oklahoma utilities to check their power lines, the unmanned aerial vehicles have a different use by archaeologists in New Mexico.

Drones are being used to take video footage documenting historic sites by The Archaeological Conservancy, a national nonprofit based in Albuquerque and founded in Santa Fe. One archaeologist introduced drones as she carried out petroglyph studies and the UAVs allowed her to survey cliff faces, according to a report by the Santa Fe New Mexican.

Click here to read entire article.