Category Archives: Lidar/Imaging

Eva-Maria Unger

Outlook 2016: 40 Under 40

In this annual issue focused on the future, we offer “40 under 40” (or “40<40”): a collection of profiles of motivated and noteworthy young professionals under 40 years of age. It is our wish that these profiles will honor those who work tirelessly to promote geospatial fields and to provide inspiration for young people considering...

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Top of the Crop: Best of Pangaea 2015

As we end the year 2015, it’s interesting and informative to look back and see what you, our readers, found most interesting. Using metrics gleaned from our newsletter platform, I picked the top five issues for… Best of Pangaea 2015 Surprising UAS Section 333 Exemptions UAS continue to be a hot topic as the FAA...

CADS Survey used two total stations facing each other to ensure that both ends of the 1.3-mile-long jetty met in the middle; this total station provided 1-cm accuracy when measuring from caisson to caisson.

Stretching Surveyors across the Water

Surveying the Gorgon Jetty Project on Barrow Island off Western Australia involved integrating structural, mechanical, and hydrographic surveying technologies and skills.  Barrow Island is described by some as Australia’s answer to the Galapagos Islands. The 202 km2 (78 mi2) island and its surrounding ocean are home to diverse and unique fauna, including marsupials, reptiles, sea...

Industry Profile: Brian Lingobardo

Systems Manager for 3D Road Construction at Topcon Positioning Systems Development of machine control, machine guidance, and automation for construction seeks surveying precision in real time, in dynamic environments, and in full 3D. Highly skilled surveyors have been included in automation development to ensure best practices for maintaining positional integrity and high precision. Brian Lingobardo,...

Joshua T. Rayburn

Mobile Mapping Manager at Leica Geosystems, NAFTA Lidar and mobile mapping systems may be getting easier to operate, but to operate them effectively and efficiently requires a helping hand in the form of training and support. Joshua Rayburn has grown a community of top-end users by focusing on creating strong customer relationships, and he’s committed...

Antonio Abellan

Associate Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Risk Analysis Group, Faculty of Geosciences and Environmenta at the University of Lausanne Switzerland is home to several of the world’s premier geospatial research and development institutions; some call it the Silicon Valley of the geospatial world. Many of the top minds in the related disciplines have been...