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Using the Apache Unmanned Survey Vessel

This paper explores the various features of the Apache USV series for efficient seafloor-level mapping. The CHCNAV hydrographic survey software is used for data recording and analysis. It provides results in the form of 3D models of the ground, contours and depth. (This story is brought to you by CHCNAV) Bathymetry is the study and mapping of the seabed or lake bed. It consists of obtaining measurements of the depth of the ocean or lakes and is e... (read more)
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Customary Cadastres, Land Valuation and Rural Agricultural Lands

This article describes the application of an approach for valuing rural customary farmlands in Ghana with a view to supporting land consolidation for food security. Customary lands account for 80% of Ghana’s estimated 30 million land parce... (read more)
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Velodyne Lidar Adds the 'Smart' to Blue City Technology’s Smart City Solution

Velodyne Lidar is supplying Lidar sensors for use in Blue City Technology's 'Smart City' traffic mon... (read more)

CHC Navigation Introduces New UAV-Lidar Combination

CHC Navigation (CHCNAV) has launched its new multi-rotor BB4 drone and AlphaUni 300/900/1300 Lidar.... (read more)
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A Commercial Drone Mapping Solution Using the Phantom 4 PPK

Previously, people had to invest more than 30,000 dollars to purchase professional mapping drones and place a large number of control points on the gr... (read more)

From Urban to Rural: Enabling Sustainable Urban Planning and Development Using Satellite Imagery

It is estimated that 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas. This number is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. Studies have shown... (read more)

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Confronting the Geomatics Professional's Identity Crisis

  By Helen Murray, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland   While I was presenting an educationally themed paper at GeoBusiness2014 in Lond... (read more)

Disasters Drive Interoperability

Many disaster mitigation and management activities involve sharing of geospatial information, and such sharing depends on standards that enable multip... (read more)

Digital Photography Replacing Film

In a recent interview on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Science Show, Steve Sasson described his development of the first digital camer... (read more)

The ‘Where’ is the Disruption

Few people think about how time relates to location and spatial awareness. Tools for measuring time and space form the foundation of geography and are... (read more)
 
 
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