Articles by C. Jason Smith, PhD

Crossing The Rio Negro

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

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

Dedicated individuals with advanced equipment are forging ahead to give Iraq a new geospatial reference system.
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Inventive Measures

Assembling a low-cost 3D aerial survey system in the Alaskan wilderness.
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The Top of the Americas

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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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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