Tag Archives: surveying

A Happy Loneliness

Finding My Boundaries As a college freshman, my American lit professor assigned the class to read Walden by Henry David Thoreau. I was excited about the assignment, largely because I had already read the book and enjoyed it so, figured I could cruise through this section of the class while others struggled to comprehend Thoreau’s...

UAS and ALTA Surveys

Part 3 Precision, accuracy, and completeness are the end goals of UAS post processing, but how you get there to meet ALTA standards requires extra care. In Parts One and Two of this article in the September and October 2022 issues of xyHt we looked at the time/cost/precision proposition of using UAS for elements of...

New Digital World Needs Data

Next-generation surveyors require specialized education and training to fill the role of geospatial data specialists. Many emerging geospatial applications, such as digital twins, 3D modeling, monitoring, virtual reality, and autonomous vehicles, are based on big digital datasets. Building a 3D digital world starts with accurate data that ties to a point on the ground, so...

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 11/11/22

Former NGA Director Robert Sharp Joins UMSL Geospatial Collaborative Registration Open for 2023 Common Ground Alliance Expo Sneak Peak at GeoWeek AI Improves the Location of Objects Inside Industrial Environments RIEGL announces NEW VZ-600i  

xyHt Weekly News Recap: 11/04/22

RIEGL announces NEW VZ-600i Hexagon to Update Aerial Data of Eight U.S. States at Six-Inch Resolution in 2023 Bracell Wins EU Esri 2022 Award with Geoprocessing Project SuperMap Showcased GIS Technologies and Solutions at INTERGEO 2022 Topcon Invests in the Future of Construction with Donation to TU Dublin VOTIX Software Allows AviSight to Achieve BVLOS...

Position Available: Assistant Professor of Geospatial Sciences

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Geospatial Sciences faculty position in the Department of Geography and Anthropology to begin August 2023. We are seeking applicants with expertise in land surveying and either GIS, GSS, remote sensing, geomatics, or a related field. Apply at https://tinyurl.com/kennesawgeospatial