Survey

We Must Engage With Government

The UK needs to define the geospatial job category, says one of our European colleagues. He’s on the money there for sure and chartered surveyors need to be in the vanguard. With the steady improvem...

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Survey

GIS is in the Game-changing Business

This year we are seeing some big changes in our industry that will affect us all. These come from our own maturing technologies such as unmanned aerial vehicles, integrated LiDAR and video processing ...

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ITS

Today, Southampton; Tomorrow, the World

As I finished my editorial this news arrived and deserves, I think, pride of place. We all know how Vanessa Lawrence has driven Ordnance Survey through some turbulent times as the longest-serving head...

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GIS

Promising Agenda for 2014

The year ahead offers better opportunities than we’ve had since the financial crash of 2008. But it does need members to engage in events and in their journal. Tell us how we can improve and how you...

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GEO++

Geomatching

Where should I start in this, our thickest issue of the year? We’re in the midst of exciting times, not only in our profession but also within our publishing company, and this Intergeo-themed issue ...

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Introduction

Every issue of GIM International is introduced to its worldwide readership by the publisher. It’s in this place that developments in the geomatics business, tools and techniques, hard- and software and more are put in the broader light of the outside world of economics and entrepreneurship. Regular and returning topics are for instance the geomatics business in upcoming regions, but also the importance of developing state-of-the art cadastre and land registration systems for the future welfare of citizens or the increasing application of new techniques like crowdsourcing and UAV’s.