Surveying, like other field-based work, is fraught with the need to go back to the office to reference on-premises documents or to check in on work requirements. As a result, there have been efforts by commercial providers to give workers in the field more complete access to research and documentation so they can cut down on trips back to the office.
Geospatial skills and the widespread use of geographic information systems (GIS) have established themselves over the past three or four decades, and today GIS forms the backbone of many big data analytics projects in nearly every industry.
Steve Wellington, PLS, owns Wellington Land Surveying, based in Meridian, Idaho. He was introduced to surveying during his time in the U.S. Army and after growing to enjoy it, he made the decision to pursue it afterward.
INTERGEO, which consists of a conference and a trade fair, is the world’s largest event for geodesy, geoinformation and land management and thereby the number one platform for the geo-industry! Read More