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Indiana Jones With a Tripod

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series xyHt in print October 2015Why choose surveying as a career? Read this. My desk is a mess right now: stacks of old field books, dusty quadrangle maps, and a plumb bob serving as a paper weight for my research notes....

This breakwater in Costa Rica was built in the 1970s and now needs serious repair, as assessed by this image taken by a UAS.

Copter Power

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series xyHt in print October 2015A UAS rotocopter pilot directs the successful imaging of a breakwater project in Costa Rica. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are finding their way into geospatial applications beyond the obvious commercial topography, volumes, and inspection applications. One...


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Surveying solutions from Teledyne Optech at Esri Electric & Gas GIS Conference Trimble Introduces Next Generation Indoor Mobile Mapping System  for Building Interiors and Underground Structures Capturing Reality Forum reveal cutting edge conference programme MDA expands imaging modes for RADARSAT-2 for ocean applications AUVSI and 28 Organizations Mark Missed FAA Deadline for...