Tag Archives: surveying

Ocean Business 2019

With preliminary surveys already starting around the coast of the UK for another round of wind farms being built, the offshore industry descended on the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK for the bi-annual event, Ocean Business, centered around the offshore survey industry. Luckily, my home is a walk away from the event, so I was more than happy...

xyHt Magazine January 2019 Issue

Click on the cover below to view the January 2019 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout January): GPR on a Drone – An international research team used new UAV and GPR technology to locate a lost U.S. airplane 300 feet below the ice in Greenland. PS Exam Changes –...

Close Enough for Government Work

Image above: High-tension measurement: Credit NOAA National Geodetic Survey. We have all heard it, most likely have even said it. I have. And we probably meant it as a negative, implying sloppy work. However, researching the origin of the saying revealed that it was born during World War II and meant excellence, as in: if...

In The News: A Geospatial Year at Woolpert 2017-2018

Woolpert has been in business for 107 years, building a strong, broad-based foundation through engineering, surveying, mapping, photogrammetry, lidar collection, GIS, etc., to provide the most comprehensive geospatial support in the industry. In the past year alone our work in each of these sites, represented by these red dots, were spotlighted in the press. They...

A Surveyor Looks at 40

Ask questions, seek advice, be a mentor, and set a great example as a leader in our profession. After 20 or so years in the land surveying industry, I find myself smack dab in the middle of my lifelong career as a surveyor. I’m no longer floundering at the beginning, searching for my way, and...

xyHt Magazine June 2018 Issue

Click on the cover below to view the June 2018 issue of xyHt magazine. Articles in the issue include (links will turn live throughout June): Full Tilt – Beyond the electronic bubble: Integrating self-calibrating, magnetically immune tilt compensation in a high-precision GNSS rover. Surveying Beyond the Water’s Edge – A remotely controlled unmanned survey vessel gives a land survey...