Posted by: Michael Ritter | November 6, 2006

GPS-Equipped Pigeons Enlisted as Pollution Bloggers

From the article:
“If pigeons wrote their own blogs, they might talk about where to score breadcrumbs or find prime roosting spots. Now, with the help of tiny high-tech backpacks, pigeons really have become bloggers—but they’re posting messages about California smog.”

Read article at National Geographic News
TPE Link – GPS; Air pollution and pressure systems

Image: Sunset on a smoggy summer day in Los Angeles during the early 1990’s. (Courtesy NASA JPL)


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