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The role of surveyors in building climate resilience

The role of surveyors in building climate resilience

New knowledge and tools are needed if surveyors are to fulfil their critical role along the path to achieving humanity’s global climate goals related to land, water and the marine environment. Surve...

Who will benefit from the Galileo High Accuracy Service?

Who will benefit from the Galileo High Accuracy Service?

On 24 January 2023, the European Union declared the Galileo High Accuracy Service (HAS) operational for testing, and it is scheduled to become fully operational in 2024. This free signal adds precise...

Geospatial digital twins will make cities smarter

Geospatial digital twins will make cities smarter

Thanks to the ability of digital twins to provide insights into the reality of present conditions and the impacts of future scenarios, they have the potential to revolutionize the planning and efficie...

Navigating the geospatial frontier

Navigating the geospatial frontier

In this exclusive interview, two of the driving forces behind this year's Intergeo talk about the event's evolution and impact, nurturing talent, land surveying, Earth observation and the Blue Economy...

How UAV Lidar improves landmine clearance planning

How UAV Lidar improves landmine clearance planning

British mine-clearance charity The HALO Trust partnered with Routescene to undertake a UAV Lidar project in Cuito Cuanavale, in the Angolan province of Cuando Cubango. This case study demonstrates the...

Preserving history in the high Arctic

Preserving history in the high Arctic

Read about the use of state-of-the-art geospatial technology to document an abandoned coal mine in the high Arctic in 3D, as part of preserving the history embedded in the site. Nestled in the high Ar...

Using AI for good

Using AI for good

Humanitarian organizations turned to artificial intelligence (AI) to generate a comprehensive map of sub-Saharan Africa at scale and also keep it updated to reflect real-world changes. Geospatial anal...

Reflections on HxGN LIVE Global 2023

Reflections on HxGN LIVE Global 2023

It is time to innovate with technology that can be applied ‘right here, right now’. That was the clear message during HxGN LIVE Global 2023. President and CEO Paolo Guglielmini set the tone with h...

From paper to pixels in Benin

From paper to pixels in Benin

To provide all Beninese citizens the right to access land, bring economic prosperity and prevent land-related disputes, the Beninese government aims to establish a nationwide digital land administrati...

The changing role of the surveyor

The changing role of the surveyor

Although the essence of surveying has barely changed since the profession began, the increasingly complex digital continuum requires geospatial professionals to adapt their skills in dynamic and impor...