Superstorm Sandy devastated the northeastern United States in October 2012, leaving death and destruction in its wake. According to a report by the National Hurricane Center, Sandy led to at least 147 deaths and caused more than $50 billion in damage.
The invitation to provide a response to a request for proposal (RFP) is often received with a sense of excitement because someone has recognized your professional expertise and has requested your services.
Deformation modeling, while not a substantial percentage of services performed by surveyors, can red-flag changes in various structures and help prevent severe damage. Some projects assigned this measurement method reveal little deformation change, whereas others can show dramatic structural movement.
Landsat imagery and Trimble’s eCognition software prove invaluable to conservation efforts in Laos
June 27, 2013
The Nam Et-Phou Louey National Protected Area covers almost 600,000 hectares (about 2,300 square miles) of wild, mountainous terrain in the northern reaches of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos). The area is home to one of the last tiger populations in Indochina and one of the most important remaining populations of northern white-cheeked crested gibbons, a critically endangered primate found only in northern Vietnam, northern Laos and southern China.
For more than 100 years, the Mexican and United States sections of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) have worked in tandem to carry out the provisions of the various boundary and water treaties