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Report from S&T Project 7109: Exploring the Feasibility of using Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Managing Rockfall Hazard Areas

This project describes the methods used to operate UAS at Hoover Dam to analyze rock fall potential. The report documents approvals, data collection, and analysis techniques as well as provides the results and recommendations for future research.
Generation Effort S&T Project 7109: Exploring the Feasibility of using Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Managing Rockfall Hazard Areas
Themes Infrastructure and Assets
Tags Hoover, Rock Fall, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAS)
Reclamation Project Boulder Canyon Project
Reclamation Program Science and Technology Program

Location Information

Location Description
Location Tags Lower Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Basin, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam
Location Parent
State(s) Arizona, Nevada
Unified Region(s) Lower Colorado Basin
Timezone MT
Elevation 1,229 ft
Vertical Datum USGS 1912
Coordinates (lat, long) See Location Details
Horizontal Datum WGS84