Measure This! Is: *interviews of geospatial leaders who will change the way you look at your work *stories about projects that might suprise and inspire you *updates on current events and how our industry is making a difference
The geospatial world is not slowing down, in fact, it is expanding–this conversation with a university professor and GPS expert demonstrates the greater need for geodetic control in modern society - https://bad-elf.com/
How a surveyor started his solo surveying business 20 years ago, diversified services to weather several economic downturns, and grew to one of the largest multi-discipline surveying firms in the UK. With our guest James Cooper, MRICS MCInstCES MCIHT FRGS, CEO of Survey Solutions (UK)
Fab n' Dave, Aussie surveying and remote sensing whiz kids with Aeromterex talk their work on projects ranging from individual sites to entire 3D cities using methods they have developed for producing seamless aerial+terrestrial 3D meshes. With guests Fabrice Marre and David Byrne.
John Hamilton PLS, is a surveyor in Pennsylvania that does geodetic, monitoring, and engineering surveying all over the world, including work with Engineers Without Borders (EWB). He talks about some of his latest projects in Ecuador, where he used the RTX precise point positioning service with his GNSS rover on an EWB project to bring water to a remote village high in the Andes.
Gavin talks about transitioning to online programs amidst the COVID-19 event with guest Corryn Greenawalt, Surveying Program Director at Flathead Valley Community College (https://www.fvcc.edu/programs/natural-sciences-mathematics-engineering-surveying/surveying).
Amr’s novel use of BIM—often meshed for the first time ever with technologies such as drone mapping, virtual reality, mixed reality, laser scanning and more—helped make him the first U.S. citizen to receive this honor.
Mapping a Levee: An aggressively scheduled survey project mapping the alignment of a levee along the Mississippi River during flooding was undertaken using multiple aerial and hydrographic platforms, which reduced costs but created the challenge of merging elevation data from temporal data sets. Surdex’s Steve Kasten tells us the details.
xyHt magazine editor Gavin Schrock, PLS, interviews Alexis Hannah Smith, the founder and CEO of IMGeospatial. Her company creates data intelligence products via machine learning, artificial intelligence, automatic feature extraction, and remote-sensed data for multiple industries, globally. It won the 2019 Geospatial World Startup of the Year award.
In this inaugural episode, Neil interviews Tim Burch, the vice president of NSPS and a land surveyor, on topics ranging from keeping up with surveying technology to NSPS’s success in attracting youth and their new initiatives.