Geomatics World March/April 2017

In this issue, a case study on how structure-from-motion photogrammetry, UAVs and GIS are being used to chart the success of a river restoration project; Data collection results from the mobile scanning of an arch bridge show how they have overcome the lack of flexibility in static systems; How using the latest hardware and Leica’s Captivate software has helped Gallagher deliver a complex project on time; and how this year’s UK Geoforum Lecture heard Tim Marshall on how geography has shaped people and politics around the world.

Also, a report from on the Michael Barrett award lecture given by Prof Stig Enemark at the RICS in London, and a report from the Geovation Hub where OGC members and others converged to catch up and network; and Stephen Booth reports from a day at Faro’s new UK headquarters.

Plus, all the regular news & columns!

River Restoration

Specification tablePage 14: Photogrammetry Aids River Restoration - Structure-from-Motion photogrammetry, UAVs and GIS are being used to chart the success of a river restoration project in Northern England. Read now.

Mobile Scanning Tests Steel Arch Bridge

Specification tablePage 22: Steel Arch Bridge Test for Mobile Scanning - Data collection results from mobile scanning of an arch bridge have overcome the lack of flexibility in static systems. Read now.

Robotic Total Station, GNSS and PC-based Tablet

Gordon JohnstonPage 24: Robotic Total Station, GNSS and PC-based Tablet Speed Quarry Works - Using the latest hardware and Leica’s Captivate software has helped Kent contractor Gallagher Ltd deliver a complex project on time. Read now.

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