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
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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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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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POB August 2014

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In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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