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New UN organization to highlight the value of geodesy

New UN organization to highlight the value of geodesy

The brand-new United Nations Global Geodetic Centre of Excellence (UN-GGCE) is now operational at the United Nations campus in Bonn, Germany. Nicholas Brown, head of office of the UN-GGCE, is dedicate...

How can aerial surveying help to monitor climate change?

How can aerial surveying help to monitor climate change?

In the ever-evolving landscape of climate change, geospatial science emerges as a key player in navigating the complexities of our transforming world. The European Association of Aerial Surveying Indu...

Rethinking service in the surveying industry

Rethinking service in the surveying industry

Looking for a recipe for business success in surveying? Don't underestimate the importance of innovative surveying services, says Moritz Lauwiner. The latest measurement sensors and software, decades ...

Mapping the mood of the geospatial community

Mapping the mood of the geospatial community

Despite some uncertainty, there is renewed interest in drones, and remote sensing technologies are being embraced by smaller survey companies. Read these and other findings from our annual industry su...

3D geospatial visualization

3D geospatial visualization

3D visualization is at the heart of many geospatial data applications. Progress in 3D visualization has drastically reduced barriers to entry for new products based on large datasets, thanks to improv...

Harnessing topobathymetric Lidar for climate resilience

Harnessing topobathymetric Lidar for climate resilience

A topobathymetric Lidar survey was conducted to support flood preparedness in Canada. Which techniques achieved exceptional precision, and what were the logistical challenges? Find out more in this ar...

The importance of geodetic reference frames

The importance of geodetic reference frames

Global reference systems such as the International Terrestrial Reference Frame provide the foundation for determining positions on Earth and in space, as well as for reliably quantifying our planet’...