Scientists from Ireland and U.S. join forces to protect western lakes using real-time drone underwater images.

Unmanned aircraft or drones are to be used to test water quality in western lakes.

Scientists at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) believe drones may extend the range and quality of testing while reducing labour costs and avoiding safety issues on more exposed and inaccessible waterways.

Lorna Siggins, The Irish Times

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