Projects

Archaeology Projects

Maya Archaeology

Maya Archaeology

Remote sensing technologies for documenting ancient Maya ruins in the jungles of Guatemala

Nautical Archaeology

Nautical Archaeology

Documenting ancient shipwrecks using 3D reconstruction, stereo imaging, and Structure from Motion

Terrestrial Wildlife Monitoring Projects

Angry Birds

Angry Birds

The autonomous bird collision monitor (“Angry Birds”) is a compact ecological research tool for biologists studying bird strikes against plate glass

Elephant Monitoring

Elephant Monitoring

Developing low-frequency microphones for monitoring elephant activity in collaboration with the San Diego Zoo

Radio Collar Tracker

Radio Collar Tracker

The Airborne Radio Collar Tracker is a low cost solution to tracking wildlife radio collars from an aerial vantage point

Tiger Tracker

Tiger Tracking

Collaboration with the San Diego Zoo to create computer vision algorithms for autonomous tiger tracking

Wolf Tracker

Wolf Monitoring

Collaboration with the California Wolf Center to develop a mobile terrestrial wolf monitoring vehicle

Terrestrial Mapping Projects

Bird Nest Tracker

Bird Nest Tracker

Aerial bird nest tracking for habitat monitoring

Del Dios Monitoring

Del Dios Monitoring

Monitoring the regrowth of native plant life in the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy via aerial surveys and 3D reconstruction

Underwater Mapping & Monitoring Projects

Coral Reef Mapping

Coral Reef Mapping

Technologies for creating 3D reconstructions of coral reefs

Underwater Cave Imaging

Underwater Cave Imaging

Engineering systems to create immersive visualizations of underwater caves

Vaquita

Vaquita Monitoring

Technology to enable visual monitoring of the vaquita porpoise, the most endangered marine mammal in the world