World Turtle News, 10/25/2019
Students at Murray State University, KY build GPS trackers for box turtles
The project’s overall goal is to demonstrate the value of GPS technology. They compared GPS tracking to traditional telemetry. Also the project provided students with hands-on experience in marking and tracking turtles.
“This is a low-cost and safe way for these students to gather GPS data,” Darracq said. “I’m proud of the work this class has carried out and I’m excited to see the results from this project.”
If she continues to receive funding, Darracq aims to continue this project with future classes.
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