Turtle Photos

All photos copyright Mark Corner, 2007, unless otherwise specified.


Jacob Sorber, Mark Corner, Mike Jones.  Mark holding a wood turtle. 

(photographer: David Ryan,, copyright UMass CS department)



Deploying a solar base station at Ward Bayou (Vancleave, MS):


Base station deployment

Gopher Tortoise at Ward Bayou


Gopher Tortoise

Gopher Tortoise with tracking device (Ward Bayou)



Equipped gopher tortoise entering burrow. 


Tortoise in burrow


Mike Jones holding a snapping turtle:



A node before gluing to snapping turtle:




A snapping turtle fully equipped:



Mike Jones handling a snapping turtle.




The TinyNode with battery and GPS unit.





Hamed Soroush, Nilanjan Banerjee, Aruna Balasubramanian, Mark D. Corner, Brian Neil Levine, and Brian Lynn. In Proc. ACM Intl. Workshop on Hot Topics of Planet-Scale Mobility Measurements (HotPlanet), June 2009. PDF
Aruna Balasubramanian, Brian Neil Levine, and Arun Venkataramani. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 18(2):596--609, April 2010. PDF.
Nilanjan Banerjee, Mark D. Corner, and Brian Neil Levine. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 18(2):554--567, April 2010. PDF
Architecting Protocols to Enable Mobile Applications in Diverse Wireless Networks. Aruna Balasubramanian. PhD thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, February 2011.
System support for perpetual mobile tracking Ph.D. Thesis. Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst
Improved Network Consistency and Connection in Mobile and Sensor Systems Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, September 2009 Winner of the 2009 UMass/Yahoo! Outstanding Dissertation Award!