June 2021 Archives
Any surveyor who has spent more than a few days in the field knows insects, reptiles, and other critters that exist in the wild can ruin your day. Yellowjackets and other stinging bees are some of the more common causes of pain for surveyors in the eastern United States, but venomous snakes are the critters we worry most about encountering. I think […]
In this article, I’ll describe the early user community as Leica was in the process of entering the 3D scanning products business. Although most users at the time were struggling, there were some well-publicized breakthrough user successes that reinforced their belief in the technology’s upside.
Using topo-bathy lidar to map distant islands helps develop high-resolution 3D topographic data for the U.S. and its territories
The 3D data collected with laser scanners and digital cameras can be used to create digital and physical 3D models that have myriad applications—from marketing a new building to routing first responders in an emergency.
Dams are some of America’s biggest and potentially most dangerous civil engineering projects, so engineers need highly accurate models of these structures for testing.
It’s June so that means kids are out of school for the summer, parents are dreaming of a little family vacation, and if it’s June 21 it means it is World Hydrography Day.