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WomBot: an exploratory robot for monitoring wombat burrows

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Ross, R, Carver, S ORCID: 0000-0002-3579-7588, Browne, E and Thai, BS 2021 , 'WomBot: an exploratory robot for monitoring wombat burrows' , SN Applied Sciences, vol. 3 , doi: 10.1007/s42452-021-04595-4.

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Abstract

In this study we evaluate the design and efficacy of Wombot, an exploratory robot used to study environmental conditions within wombat burrows. Our purpose-built robot traverses through the difficult terrain present in wombat burrows whilst facilitating placement and retrieval of environmental data loggers. Our preliminary results suggest that the environmental conditions present within the burrows would result in a long mite survival time which shows significant risk for spreading infestations throughout a wombat population.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Ross, R and Carver, S and Browne, E and Thai, BS
Keywords: Epidemiology
Journal or Publication Title: SN Applied Sciences
Publisher: Springer
ISSN: 2523-3963
DOI / ID Number: 10.1007/s42452-021-04595-4
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Copyright 2021 The AuthorsLicensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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