Bill Tingle is a professional geologist in North Carolina and serves as the floodplain administrator for the city of Charlotte/Mecklenburg and as the executive director for the North Carolina Association of Floodplain Managers. He is also the owner of Geomatics Workshops, which provides a variety of continuing education courses for surveyors and engineers. He can be reached at email@example.com.
The magnitude of flood damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (among others), as well as the sheer number of flood-prone buildings and flood insurance policies across the United States, are indicative of the great importance of floodplain verification.
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.