On June 9th, NYSERDA held a virtual webinar on digital aerial survey technology. In this webinar, Julia Robinson Willmott with Normandeau Associates described the technology behind digital aerial surveys and how they can inform offshore wind development. Julia works to design, test, and deploy innovative technology systems for remote monitoring of wildlife, and she has over 30 years of experience in 23 different countries assessing both offshore and onshore ecological impacts of anthropogenic and natural stressors on birds and other taxa.
This webinar was part of the Learning from the Experts series hosted by NYSERDA’s Offshore Wind Team and featuring experts in key offshore wind topics, including wind farm technologies, development practices, regulatory processes, and research initiatives. More information on this webinar as well as available materials can be found on the NYSERDA website.