Geomatics World September/October 2017

With recent breakfast meetings shedding light on important topics and products, we’ve got reports from Richard Groom on the Leica BLK and how Esri UK is tackling Operational Intelligence.

We have articles on a lost Roman road being revealed by Lidar, a case study from Phil Mills on the use of photogrammetry for analysis of Derwent Reservoir and an interview with Peter Hedland, Managing Director of Ordnance Survey.

Finally, we have three reports on recent conferences. Richard Groom gives an insight into strategy at OS after attending the Joint OS/RICS CPD day; and Ian Dowman reports from the Cambridge Conference and RICS BIM Conference.

Plus all the usual columns. Read on!

Editorial - A New Start With Well Established Themes

GW Editorial September-October 2017Page 05:  A New Start With Well Established Themes - The new editor of Geomatics World pays tribute to the work of Stephen Booth, editor of GW for 25 years and introduces priorities for the future. Read now.

Lidar Reveals Lost Roman Road

Lidar Reveals Lost Roman RoadPage 14-18:  Lidar Reveals Lost Roman Road - Analysis of lidar and aerial photography by Simon Crutchley and Fiona Small, both of Historic England, has led to the rediscovery of a route long-speculated from Roman times. Read now.

Surveying Above and Below the Water Line

Lidar Reveals Lost Roman RoadPage 23-25:  Surveying Above and Below the Water Line - Phil Mills presents a case study of Derwent Reservoir looking at the accuracy of photogrammetry underwater and surrounding the reservoir and at the value of the imagery for assessing the condition of the embankment. Read now.