SHEATHE: Xenobiotic substances and heavy metals in the environment – a threat to health, ecosystems and development in Ghana
SHEATHE has met with the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority of Ghana to discuss on issues concerning the acquisition of drone (Prion Mk 3) for the SHEATHE project.
The SHEATHE project as part of its objective to determine the concentration of mercury in air at a country scale will be embarking on a country-wide measurement exercise. In this exercise, a mercury analyzer will be mounted on the drone to measure the mercury concentration in air in real time.
The meeting with GCAA was to obtain the right guidelines and approval before using the drone. In talks were Daniel Acquah (Director, Safety Regulator) and Daniel Leamson Ahiakpa (Senior Aviation Safety Inspector, Airworthiness), all of Ghana Civil Aviation Authority, Godfred Darko (Project Coordinator), Jesper Leth Bak (Denmark Team Coordinator) and Lily Lisa Yevugah (PhD student) on the SHEATHE project, KNUST.
From left to right Godfred Darko, Daniel Acquah, Jesper Leth Bak, Lily Lisa Yevugah and Daniel Leamson Ahiakpa.
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