October in Review: From Intergeo to Shutdown Woes
A look at the top headlines of the month.
It’s spooky, and not only because it’s Halloween. The year continues to fly by, and as we turn the page on the calendar yet again, POB takes some time to look back at the top stories in October.
- Geospatial Community Feels Pinch of Government Shutdown: It’s over now, but the government shutdown affected many geospatial professionals.
- Take a Look at Intergeo 2013: A look at the top photos from the leading geospatial trade conference, which took place Oct. 8-10 in Essen, Germany. And catch up on all the news from Intergeo, too.
- NOAA Goes Off the (Paper) Charts: The NOAA signaled the end of an era when it announced it will no longer make traditional paper nautical charts.
- NSPS Membership Drive Progresses: Executive Director Curt Sumner said in early October that 30 state associations have signed MOUs with the NSPS.
- Surveying the Work of John Randel Jr.: Marguerite Holloway, the author of “The Measure of Manhattan,” talks to POB about the legacy of the man who laid the grid for Manhattan.
- Superstorm Sandy: The (Survey) Miracle of Route 35: A year after Sandy devastated the East Coast, a look at how surveyors rallied in the recovery effort to help rebuild an important roadway in New Jersey.
In addition, check out all the articles in the October 2013 issue of POB.