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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’...

Is it possible to create a cadastral map of Europe?

Is it possible to create a cadastral map of Europe?

Over the past 20 years, various initiatives have been launched reflecting the importance of cadastral data for land management and spatial development. But how have these initiatives enhanced the poss...

Transforming cadastral surveying for Ghana’s future

Transforming cadastral surveying for Ghana’s future

Incorporating smart methodologies in cadastral surveying is improving the land acquisition system in Ghana. Traditional cadastral surveying is time-consuming and, if not planned out well, could cost a...

Transformative trends in laser scanning

Transformative trends in laser scanning

In this Q&A, we asked Trimble’s Jeff Turgeon to share his insights into the current state of the sector and his expectations for the future. Looking at terrestrial laser scanners, what do you consid...