Articles by C. Jason Smith, PhD

Crossing The Rio Negro

By Ximena Gallardo and C. Jason Smith, PhD
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Technology, innovation and perseverance lead to successful completion of one of the world's longest bridges.
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Off the Map in Egypt

By C. Jason Smith, PhD
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Several viper trails marked the sand before them. As the Egyptologists made their way off the ancient desert road toward the limestone cliffs, they hoped the serpents themselves were long gone. ...
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Surveying a Nation

By C. Jason Smith, PhD
Dedicated individuals with advanced equipment are forging ahead to give Iraq a new geospatial reference system.
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Inventive Measures

By C. Jason Smith, PhD
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Assembling a low-cost 3D aerial survey system in the Alaskan wilderness.
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The Top of the Americas

By C. Jason Smith, PhD
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In March 2007, a team of mountaineers and engineers set out to determine--within centimeter accuracy--the tallest mountain in the Americas and the tallest volcano in the world. The expedition was, in a sense, one of man versus nature.
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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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Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

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