UAVs in the Mining Industry

A growing number of mining companies are employing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Equipped with digital cameras, such remote-controlled small aircraft generate high-resoluti... (read more)

Hybrid UAS: Benefits of Fixed Wing and Chopper in One Aircraft

Unmanned airborne systems (UASs) – aircraft which fly without human pilots on board – have soared in popularity as surveying devices. Today they are applied in a w... (read more)
24/11/2015Mathias Lemmens

Serious Gaming: Improving Stakeholder Communication in Urban Development Projects

Today’s advanced computer technology enables several players to play the same game at the same time. Can the visualisation technology used in 3D multiplayer games design... (read more)

Light Mobile Collection Tools for Land Administration

There is an urgent need for the administration of property and land use rights worldwide as the basis for social and economic growth. Notwithstanding the enormous investments... (read more)

Sensing Change underneath Vegetation

Already established as a cartographic mapping system, high-resolution X- and P-band airborne radar interferometry and imagery overcome several optical imagery limitations. Tod... (read more)

Using Geospatial Acoustics to Track Bat Movements

Infrastructure plays a significant role in disrupting the flight paths of bats. Traditional methods of monitoring bat movements are rather limited and often prone to error. Us... (read more)

ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015: 11 Events under One Umbrella

France hosted the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015 which was held in La Grande Motte near Montpellier from 28 September to 2 October. The event attracted more than 500 participants... (read more)

How Big is Global Insecurity of Tenure?

World Statistics Day, as declared by the United Nations Statistical Commission, was celebrated on 20 October 2015. Official statistics are crucial to help decision-makers deve... (read more)

Lidar Scanning by Helicopter in the USA

In recent years, use of unmanned aerial systems (UASs) has soared as a means for capturing geodata by images and Lidar. However, this does not mean that proven platforms, such... (read more)
28/10/2015Jeff Fagerman, Wolfgang Juchmann

Systematic Land Titling and Registration: Methods for Boundary Demarcation and Survey in Poorly Mapped Nations

The importance of mapping for national and global management of resources and the environment as well as for sustainable development has been universally acknowledged. However... (read more)
27/10/2015Jide Kufoniyi
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