Category Archives: Cartography

xyHt Digital Magazine: December 2022

xyHt’s December issue tackles a hodgepodge of subjects, from the what’s going on in the ocean to satellites mapping from space.  As always, if you don’t have a subscription to our print edition, or if someone else in the office has snaffled your copy, don’t fret, here is the digital edition. Click here or on the cover...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Brooks Act

By John Palatiello On this day, October 27, in 1972, President Nixon signed into law legislation providing for qualifications based selection (QBS) of architecture, engineering, (A&E) and related services, including surveying and mapping.  It was 50 years ago today the Brooks Act became law. At the time of its enactment, the Brooks Act was a...

No Barrier Between Land and Water

Innovative tools and technology help hydrographic mapping deliver detailed data in previously inaccessible areas. Underwater mapping presents unique logistical challenges that are increasingly being met with technology used in creative ways, and by combining multiple types of data to develop a complete picture. From unmanned surface vessels (USV) to multi-beam sonar, advanced equipment yields accurate...

Teledyne Forms New Geospatial Company

Teledyne Optech and Teledyne CARIS have united to form the new Teledyne Geospatial, offering holistic solutions to seamlessly map land and sea through the integration of industry-leading lidar sensors and world-renowned software workflows. This collaboration empowers customers with a competitive edge in mapping and delivering data products inside of one complete workflow.Ease of collection and...

Geospatial Services for Transportation & Utilities

GPI Geospatial, Inc. has been a premier provider of geospatial solutions for over 48 years. Our mission is to map the foundation for infrastructure, transportation, and land improvements that enhance the connectivity between people and communities. It’s our vision to be the most trusted provider of precision mapping, imagery, LiDAR, and surveying services within the...

Woolpert Blends Methodology with Technology

What began as a four-person engineering and survey company in Ohio in 1911 has steadily evolved to become a full-service architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG), and strategic consulting firm, with more than 1,600 staff and 60 offices on four continents.  This fusion of AEG data breeds innovative products and solutions that address complex challenges worldwide, providing...