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A Different Approach to Data Management

By Linda Duffy
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 Anyone who works with geospatial information eventually faces the problem of managing change over time. This is especially true if multiple editors are involved, when working with data can lead to the frustration of conflicting changes, slow validation, and other challenges.  


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RFID Helps Map Below the Surface

By Linda Duffy
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A tremendous amount of effort is focused on collecting data about the Earth’s surface using satellites, airplanes, terrestrial mobile mapping units, total stations and many other devices. Even land areas under water are measurable up to a certain depth. It is reasonable to say that we are at the point where nearly everything above ground is mapped.
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Gordon Wells to Address CaGIS/ASPRS Specialty Conference

Wells is the program manager for the Mid-American Geospatial Information Center.
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Wells is the program manager for the Mid-American Geospatial Information Center.


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Emergency Mapping Team Supplies Resources for Japan Disaster

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More than a dozen organizations have come together to provide mapping support for the Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster.
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Registration Opens for URISA's 4th Caribbean GIS Conference

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Registration has opened for URISA’s 4th Caribbean GIS Conference. The conference will take place August 25-29, 2008 at the Ritz Carlton Resort on Grand Cayman and will feature workshops, keynote presentations, dozens of educational sessions, an exhibition, poster session and networking opportunities.
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RICS President David Tuffin Announces Unprecedented Global Disaster Management Volunteer Initiative: BuildAction

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RICS Americas, the New York City-based division of the London-headquartered Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the largest organization for professionals in property, land, construction and related environmental issues worldwide, is proud to announce the formation of BuildAction.
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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.

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POB September 2014

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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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