Save the date… September 10-11, 2019, at the American Institute of Architects, Washington D.C.
Recently, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) released an update to the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) for the U.S – based on Landsat satellite imagery taken in 2016. The NLCD 2016documents land cover change in the Lower 48 states from 2001 to 2016. During this 15-year period, 7.6 percent of the conterminous U.S. changed land cover at least once.
Some findings out of the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019.
To determine the best places to be a serious gamer, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 23 key indicators of gamer-friendliness. The data ranges from average internet speed to video-game stores per capita to number of esports tournaments. [Read more…] about Report on 2019’s Best Cities for Gamers
In Norway’s Sogn og Fjordane County, energy companies often use traditional survey methods to adjust the sag of newly constructed power lines. But for a power line in the mountains of Leikanger, the precipitous landscape and long span were too much for traditional techniques. Using advanced total station technology, a Norwegian survey company helped adjust the lines in real time, shortening the project from several days down to one and securing repeat business.
In August 2017, Geomatikk Survey was commissioned to measure and adjust the sag of a new, 450-m-long section of four power lines that their customer, BKK Enotek, had just installed…
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Here’s a tip about a new product / GIS platform that comes from Haiberg, an independent software development company with offices in both Asia and Europe. [Read more…] about Introducing vMAP, a new GIS Program from Haiberg
May is here and that means time for College graduation. Perhaps your child has finished his/her education and is now heading out into the real World. Yup, that means time to start planning… financial planning! No doubt, for most of us, if we could go back in time we would change the way we budgeted, spent, and saved in our early years. Don’t let your kid make the same mistakes! [Read more…] about 5 Money Conversations to Have with Your College Grad
The Tennessee Association of Professional Surveyors has released an excellent video to encourage young people to consider surveying as a career. (tip via Amerisurv)
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