Marine / Hydrography

Tunnel Beneath the Bay

For decades, California's Hetch Hetchy water system has supplied water to the San Francisco Bay Area. But the aging system is nearing the end of its useful life and is seismically vulnerable. Constructing a solution requires accurate, nerve-racking surveying.
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Sweeping the Stanislaus

An innovative multitransducer sweep system based on single beam technology enables high resolution bathymetric mapping of shallow waterways.
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Gateway to the East

Advanced GNSS equipment aids construction of the world's largest cable-stayed bridge.
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Restoring Varina's Streams

Successfully managing a complex stream restoration project requires the right design, modeling, and visualization tools.
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A Safe Habitat

The Delaware Estuary is a thriving ecosystem, thanks in part to innovative remote sensing and geospatial monitoring efforts.
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Precise Positioning 'In-the-Wet'

Successfully implementing a first-of-its-kind design/build locks and dam demands a combination of new survey technology and old-school methods.
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What Surveying and Film Have in Common

When Anchorage, Alaska-based Evergreen Films agreed to enter a strategic partnership with NANA Development Corp. in September 2010, the independent film production studio saw a strong financial supporter. 
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A Faster Response

LiDAR data captured through mobile mapping involves flood hazard management planning in North Carolina.
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An Ideal Irrigation Network

An integrated, helicopter-based LiDAR and camera system yields stunning density and high-resolution color imagery for better decision-making along the Larimer County Canal.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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