Compact, High Performance, Drone-mounted Spectral Imaging System for Ecosystem Carbon-Cycle Characterization and Agricultural Monitoring

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-SC0015126
Agency Tracking Number: 0000229136
Amount: $1,499,969.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2017
Solicitation Year: 2017
Solicitation Topic Code: 19a
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0001645
Small Business Information
4 Fourth Avenue, Burlington, MA, 01803-3304
DUNS: 047627732
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Neil Goldstein
 (781) 273-4770
 neil@spectral.com
Business Contact
 Leslie McCarthy
Phone: (781) 273-4770
Email: rob@spectral.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A lightweight, spectral-imaging sensor integrated into a small drone multicopter will produce high-resolution maps of plant health for ecosystem research and precision agriculture. Researchers can map ecological change at the forest level, while farmers can control fertilizer and water based on the requirements of individual plants.

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