Nearmap has a reputation for collecting and providing 2D orthomosaic aerial imagery as a subscription-based service. Now the company is also offering high-resolution oblique imagery and derivative 3D products.
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 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.