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Advanced Photogrammetric Modeling Of Dranoc Kullas Using Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, George Gebert, Liam Griffin, Justin Lawlor, Lauren Davis, Kylee Vander Velde, Sami Ali Jul 2019

Advanced Photogrammetric Modeling Of Dranoc Kullas Using Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, George Gebert, Liam Griffin, Justin Lawlor, Lauren Davis, Kylee Vander Velde, Sami Ali

Student Works

Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), also known as drones, offer new capabilities for cultural heritage preservation activities. Student researchers from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have applied photogrammetric techniques based upon sUAS captured imagery to assist with historical site documentation and cultural heritage preservation in the Republic of Kosovo. Imagery from three locations -- Isniq, Dranoc and Junik -- highlight this work. Student researchers created georectified orthomosaics and 3D virtual objects. At each of these three locations the object of interest was a type of building known as a kulla. These kullas are fortified homes built for protecting large families and are unique to ...


The Eitc’S Fall And The Opium Wars, Charles Barrett Dec 2017

The Eitc’S Fall And The Opium Wars, Charles Barrett

Student Works

The East India Trading Company (EITC) was one of the first companies to establish a monopoly over goods traded around the world. The EITC spread goods that were typically only found where they originated, such as tea, spices, and opium.

The Chinese had access to poppy before the EITC began importing it, and when China levied a ban on opium being imported China, the EITC ignored it and continued to profit off China’s opium addiction. The EITC, and Britain, saw the ban, and the actions taken by China to enforce the ban, as an act of war and reacted ...


A Mouse That Ate An Elephant; The Russo Finnish War In The Air, Ron Anderson Nov 2015

A Mouse That Ate An Elephant; The Russo Finnish War In The Air, Ron Anderson

ERAU Prescott Aviation History Program

Among the strangest stories of WW II, is the defeat of the Russian Air Force by Finland. Hear the fascinating, true story from Ron Anderson, a member of the Finnish WW II Historical Group. Learn how 114 Finnish aircraft fought 3880 Russian planes and won. They did lose some land which caused a Russian General to comment “We won just enough territory to bury all the men we lost.”


Zeppelins Over London, Ron Anderson Jan 2012

Zeppelins Over London, Ron Anderson

ERAU Prescott Aviation History Program

Hear the story of the first strategic bombing campaign in history. The target was the civilian populated areas of London in World War I. Come on board a giant Zeppelin of the Imperial German Navy Air Service and learn what these raids did, or did not accomplish, from Ron Anderson, local zeppelin historian.


The Military Career Of Ernest A. Love, Alan Roesler Jan 2008

The Military Career Of Ernest A. Love, Alan Roesler

ERAU Prescott Aviation History Program

The Prescott aviator’s 22 WW I combat missions in seven short weeks in France in 1918


Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor Jul 2001

Weapons As Weapons: Another Northern Ireland Impasse, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article explores the psychology of weapons possession in the context of political conflict in Northern Ireland.


Trends. Correct Political Incorrectness: Can Germans Be Right About Jews?, Editor Jul 2000

Trends. Correct Political Incorrectness: Can Germans Be Right About Jews?, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl's analogy, which compared boycotts of his fundraising campaign to pay for fines incurred on his political party because of his illegal and illicit fund-raising initiatives to Nazi-era boycotts of Jewish shops.


Trends. History And The Consequences Of Political Boundaries In Africa, Editor Apr 2000

Trends. History And The Consequences Of Political Boundaries In Africa, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the inherited narrative of African political conflicts being supposedly based solely on the placement of post-colonial political boundaries.


Why Austria Has A Future In The Heart Of Europe, Editor Mar 2000

Why Austria Has A Future In The Heart Of Europe, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

Based on the February 3rd Declaration Issued by Wolfgang Schussel and Jorg Haider, this article suggests that Austria already is much more like Europe than one might think and will continue in this vein.