David Poulson

David Poulson is the editor of Great Lakes Echo. He also is the associate director of Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism where he teaches environmental, investigative and computer-assisted reporting. Before coming to MSU in 2003, he was a daily newspaper reporter and editor for 22 years, a period when he mostly covered environmental issues in the Great Lakes region. He is on the advisory boards for Michigan Sea Grant and MSU's Environmental Science and Policy Program and on the board of directors for the Society of Environmental Journalists. test

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By David Poulson

Here at Echo we’ve written lots about drones and even experimented with using them as a potential news-reporting platform. It’s challenging to take the concept very far as federal authorities try to sort through how to regulate them. Now there may be a way to do something similar underwater. TT Robotix has indicated it will come out with a remotely controlled submersible capable of taking a Go-Pro camera more than 30 feet under water. It can remotely take still and video images and even stream what the camera sees as it sees it. Continue Reading →

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