A eclectic mix of expert talks about how drones are slowly filling civilian skies, and the challenges and opportunities of safe integration.
Standards Setting and Integration Process
Ted Wierzbanowski, chair ASTM F38 committee
John DeLisi, NTSB
Economic Test Sites for Drones
Eileen Shibley, CalUAS
Nomadic UAS Operation for Studying Severe Convective Storms
Eric W Frew, CU Boulder
In situ observations of severe convective storms have the potential to improve understanding of tornado formation and extended tornado warning time from 15 minutes to 1 hour. This talk describes nomadic field deployments of an unmanned aircraft system sampling severe convective storms.
Barriers to Integration: NASA’s perspective
Ed Waggoner, NASA
Drones, Data, and Weather Monitoring
Robbie Hood, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration