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Weekly xyHt News Links: 05/11/2018

Hemisphere GNSS Announces All-New Rugged Atlas®-Capable UAV GNSS Antenna The smartest flying camera for mapping Juniper Systems celebrates 25 years of business FIG Congress Kicks off in Istanbul SimActive Software Saving Hours for DJI Drone Surveys  

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Real Surveying?

How often do you ask yourself, “What is land surveying?” Is land surveying a narrow field of specific expertise or a wide expanse of overlapping skills joined together in a common cause? Is a surveying license the only way to demonstrate competency, or can one have skills that lie outside the commonly tested criteria? More...

The Future of Surveying: National Image, Recruiting & Education

Forum on the Future of Surveying I’ll admit that I didn’t know what I was agreeing to (or getting myself into) when I accepted the offer to attend the second Forum on the Future of Surveying meeting to represent the NSPS Young Surveyors. I read the summary of the first forum meeting and was extremely...

Where The Future Is Now

Notes from the second FIG Young Surveyors North America Meeting We came from six countries and 23 states because we were told that we are the future. We traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota in frigid February to meet each other and figure out what that means. After attending the 2nd FIG Young Surveyors North America Meeting,...

The Next Generation: FIG’s Young Surveyor’s Network

We are writing at the end of 2013, when geographic information and spatial thinking, both essential for the surveying profession, are increasingly part of our daily lives and jobs. The availability and the speed with which we can connect and use this geographic information, and even our way of spatial thinking, has changed dramatically in...