POB asked Art Kleinrath, Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management (DOE-LM) program manager, and Kenneth E. Karp, Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. senior program manager, along with Jackie Petrello of Leidos and Seth McBeth of Aero-Graphics to describe the planning that went into a thermal imaging project at remote sites in Idaho and Montana.
When starting a drone mapping program, many surveyors begin by deciding which drone to purchase, and only after that do they start thinking about how they will produce their final survey deliverable using the drone.
When a surveyor retires, a wealth of knowledge goes with them. Mix that reality with the fact that there is not necessarily a sufficient stream of incoming surveyors to replace their aging predecessors and it becomes clear that action must be taken.
The 10th annual event took place April 15 - 18 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. The conference brings together professionals from around the world to discover the latest advances and technologies in 3D data capture, processing and delivery.