Articles by John Stenmark LS

21st Century Treasure Hunters

February 5, 2013
As oil and gas production continues to increase in North America, the need for geophysical exploration grows with it. Seismic surveyors are adapting to meet the challenges posed by increased demand, cost constrains and environmental concern.
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Tunnel Beneath the Bay

January 7, 2013
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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Cultivating GNSS

October 27, 2011
It’s come a long way in a short time. In the mid-1990s, GPS was moving into the surveying mainstream. Post-processed static or kinematic methods using briefcase-sized receivers were the primary techniques for GPS surveying, which focused heavily on control and geodetic applications.
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Full-Service Infrastructure

October 28, 2010
With abundant control, proactive management and a real-time network, South Carolina is providing world-class services for its surveying and positioning professionals.
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The Most Important Earthquake Ever

August 30, 2010
A disaster in Chile creates a challenge to gather accurate data for seismic research. The result is a new GPS network for surveyors and scientists.
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Turning the Tide

November 1, 2008
Spatial imaging technology improves erosion studies on coastlines and waterways.
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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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In the July 2014 issue, POB explores the growth of photovoltaic (PV) installations in the United States across residential, commercial and utilities markets. Also, read how an innovative system ensures the vertical alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge.

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