09/07/2012

Tour A Bat Cave

Bat biologist Nickolay Hristov, of UNC’s Center for Design Innovation and Winston-Salem State University, develops new techniques for filming and visualizing bats and the caves they occupy. Some of the tools in his kit include a long-range laser scanner—for modelling bat cave morphology—and portable thermal cameras—to capture bat-life when the lights are off.


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