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22 Young Geospatial Professionals to Watch in 2022 – 6 of 22

Throughout January xyHt.com will feature the young geospatial professionals who are making a name for themselves in everything from surveying to geographic information systems. xyHt featured all of them in the January issue. Here we will spotlight one each day. Name: Rhonda Dodge Company: Oregon Department of Transportation Current Position: Interim Lead Remote Sensing Surveyor...

The Value of Location Tech

The term “location tech” has been around for a long time, but recently it seems to have been co-opted by Silicon Valley and the makers of consumer technologies. This is epitomized by the most prevalent tech that has rudimentary but ubiquitous location capability: phones. It’s estimated that as many as 65% of cellphone apps access...

Simulated flood conditions created using the terrain model and the software, Quick Terrain Modeler.

GIS-Ready sUAS

Producing GIS-ready 2D and 3D products to support decisions in transportation. Transportation planners and engineers have often made use of remotely sensed data such as overhead imagery and lidar for mapping, measuring, and monitoring transportation networks.  However, despite its utility, remote sensing has failed to achieve its full potential.  Remote sensing should be able to...