27 December 2013

Newspaper Column Perspective on Bird-strikes Research

A column by Matthew Hansen was published in the front page of the Midlands Section of the morning edition of the Omaha World-Herald on December 27th. The article provided his point of view after we discussed this topic in mid-November, and while he was shown around downtown.

One point needing correction is that my records are maintained in a relational database, with a spreadsheet being of minimal use.

Thanks to Mr. Hansen for his interest in this endeavor, and for writing an article which was well received.

When we talked, I'd done 500 surveys, and since each meant about a ten mile bicycle ride, more than 5,000 miles are represented, with an unknown additional amount of mileage from many more days when no strike instances were found. The current count of survey dates is 501.