xyHt in print March 2016 Archives

Subsidence

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This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series xyHt in print March 2016

Do you know where your control really is?  Editor’s note: The earth moves, even if we do not want it to – or we do not perceive that it does. If you are surveyor working in any part of the country your work will be subject to some degree of subsidence or deformation – be […]

Ongoing Adventure

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This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series xyHt in print March 2016

Mini-hydro surveying is wet, wild, and wonder-filled in the Scottish Highlands. When Scottish surveyor Stuart Ross heads to the Highlands to survey for one of the region’s many small-scale hydro schemes (mini-hydro), he always packs his camera. When the rain stops and the sky clears, he wants to capture the view, not just the data.  […]

Fields Afar: Diversity in Surveying

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This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series xyHt in print March 2016

Our work supports decision-making. The measurements we take, the research we conduct, the professional judgements we make—significant decisions are made based on these. As it is now possible to rapidly consider much more data in making decisions, customers ask for more data—they’re definitely not trending to less data. Someone does not want to have to […]