Marine / Hydrography

Surveyors are employed in dredging and oil platform projects, underwater mapping and for bathymetric surveys.


ILMF to Focus on Bathymetric LiDAR

Three-day conference will take a look at the latest technology and applications.
January 7, 2014

Three-day conference will take a look at the latest technology and applications.

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NOAA Goes Off the (Paper) Charts

Office of Coast Survey Moves to Print-On-Demand Charts
October 24, 2013

Office of Coast Survey moves to print-on-demand charts.

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RIEGL Wins Geospatial World Innovation Award

RIEGL’s topo-hydrographic airborne laser scanner wins the Geospatial World Award for innovation
May 16, 2013

RIEGL's topo-hydrographic airborne laser scanner won the Geospatial World Award for innovation

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Professional Pay on an Uptrend

April 29, 2013
Conducted by BNP Media's Market Research department, the 2013 study reveals a number of key trends in surveying and mapping and provides insights on how firms and individuals are dealing with changing markets and converging technologies.

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GIS on the Border

Enterprise solutions streamline binational governance and management of flood control assets between the U.S. and Mexico.
April 29, 2013
For more than 100 years, the Mexican and United States sections of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) have worked in tandem to carry out the provisions of the various boundary and water treaties

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Underwater survey from the shore

Accurate underwater topography leads to improved decision-making in fields such as mining, environmental management and oil production.
April 26, 2013
A remote-control surveying technology makes it easier and safer to gather critical data.<

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Superstorm Recovery

March 1, 2013
A combination of progressive technology, high standards and excellent service allows a New York firm to thrive despite challenges.
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Liberated Beavers and Cavorting Catfish

February 5, 2013
A student recently asked if court opinions ever discussed beavers and their propensity for obstructing streams and ditches.
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Marks of Excellence

January 8, 2013
Five surveying and mapping firms and one technology developer were honored in October with the 2012 MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards.
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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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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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