Watson the Whale visits Eugene Ashley High School
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Watson the Whale and Dr. Sue Kezios, youth programs director of UNCW Youth Programs/MarineQuest visited Eugene Ashley High School's football field on Thursday afternoon to educate students about marine life and ocean debris.
Watson is part of a project by Elizabeth Mason, a Master's student at Duke University, assessing the photogrammetric measurements that can be obtained from Unoccupied Aircraft Systems. How to measure something so large--Ashley High School's football field. This will be accomplished by drone.
The whale is a life-size inflatable whale classroom. funded through a NOAA grant.
He has traveled more than 8,000 miles in North Carolina and South Carolina
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