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Canine oil spill detection: Using odor signatures to improve detection on land and water

Oil spills significantly damage ecosystems and economies, but current detection technology for subsurface oil is labor-intensive, slow and provides limited coverage. Professional canine detection teams have shown in recent experiences that their oil detection capability exceeds the requirements to develop specific operational treatment criteria. In this AGU 2021 media roundtable, researchers will discuss how canines […]

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Texas Horned Lizard Reintroduction Project – We Need Poop!

  • August 4, 2019
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The Need for Poop Chiron K9 is assisting the San Antonio Zoo’s Texas Horned Lizard Reintroduction Project by training dog/s in field survey techniques to detect and alert to the presence of Texas Horned Lizard scat (poop), eggs, skin cast, and lizards. The aim is to provide a fast and efficient method of field surveys […]

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