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Insects are the world’s smallest flying migrants, but they can maintain perfectly straight flight paths even in unfavorable wind conditions, according to a new study from the Max Planck Institute of ...

Code-free conservation

July 14, 2022

Thanks to high-tech, low-cost tracking devices, the study of wildlife movement is having its Big Data moment. But so far, only people with data science skills have been able to glean meaningful ...

Scientists have begun tracking the global movement of individual animals with a new generation of miniature tags, opening a new frontier in efforts to monitor biodiversity change and pinpoint areas ...

End of the cooperation

End of the cooperation

The Russian space agency Roskosmos has ended its cooperation with many partners, including the Icarus project on the International Space Station (ISS). Data transmissions from the ISS were terminated on March 3, 2022. The research team is currently looking at alternative options for continuing Icarus independently of the ISS and whether the data can be read from transmittered animals on Earth.

О проекте «Икарус»
Icarus (Икарус) — это международное сотрудничество по наблюдению за животными из космоса (International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space). Среди научных партнеров - Институт географии РАН в Москве. Инициативу поддерживает российское космическое агентство «Роскосмос».
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