In September of this year, the Delta of the Irrawaddy river in Myanmar would be deserted, but very busy. Here, on 250 acres, will start trial planting trees at a rate of 100,000 copies a day. While all the work is done by robots.
The British company BioCarbon Engineering, together with the organization Worldview International Foundation, aims to transform the rehabilitation process of deforestation in Myanmar. Over the last 5 years here manually planted 2.5 million trees, but this figure pales in comparison to what the team is capable drones. The technology is already proven – now machine out for a permanent job.
The first train multicopters engaged in intelligence: collects data on the type of soil, humidity, studying the topology of the terrain, is the map. Then develop the optimum plan of sowing which has only one purpose: to ensure the survival of maximum saplings. And then comes the army of drones. Their task — to pass over the earth, raking it from the air gun pods with seeds and fertilizers. The pace of the artillery planted 100,000 trees per day.
The drones take aim before firing and will not launch the capsule into the rock or swamp. Each capsule is stuck deep enough in the ground so the seeds don’t shatter in the wind. After this command the drone-watchers will patrol the area and monitor the process of seed germination, using the principles of machine learning. Similar technology developed by NASA for projects to establish plantations in space and explore new planets without human intervention.