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xyHt Magazine Heights 2020 Issue

Click on the cover below to view the Heights 2020 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout April): Drone Surveying in the Ozarks: An engineering and surveying firm was tasked with the daunting job of surveying up to 160 acres to collect data needed to design a new...

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xyHt Magazine April Issue, 2020

Click on the cover to the right to view the April 2020 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout April): Gavin Schrock’s editorial, Another Curveball: The current global concern (COVID-19) was generally not anticipated, and the situation changes daily. The Many Facets of Surveying: Surveyors have traditionally done...

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Locating More than Monuments: Demining with Schonstedt

How the Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Initiative works—and how you can help. You know the magnetic locator well, no doubt. Whether yours is a Schonstedt or another brand, geospatial professionals are familiar with these instruments due to their common use in detecting survey markers. Border-marking studs, often sunk by surveyors gone by, are made of the...

xyHt Magazine March 2020 Digital Edition

Click on the cover below to view the March 2020 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout March): Keith Bentley on Digital Twins: As digital twins advance beyond BIM and GIS, what do you need to know? Bentley Systems’ founder Keith Bentley offers insights and advice for engaging...

xyHt magazine February 2020 Edition

Click on the cover below to view the February 2020 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout February): Social Media and the Surveyor Lidar for Floodplain Models: A Project in Florida The Leica BLK2GO: A GRANDSLAM Device How to Get a Drone License

Trimble in the Wild: Scanning the Roundest Bear

Katmai National Park broke new ground in laser scanning this October when a survey-grade scanner was used for their annual “Fat Bear Week.” Traditionally, the fatness of many a Katmai Park brown bear has been voted on by awe-struck online onlookers—the park has several webcams—and has been a matter of personal opinion gauged by eye....