January brought the term “polar vortex” into the lexicon of many Americans, who shivered through record-cold temperatures.
While the month gave many an Arctic blast, it also brought us some hot news. Here’s a look at some of the top headlines from January 2014:
- ASPRS Names New Executive Director: Dr. Michael Hauck replaces James Plasker as the organization’s leader.
- Hemisphere GNSS Names New President: Chuck Joseph has more than 30 years of executive leadership.
- NCEES Exams Go Online: The Fundamentals of Surveying exam has fully transitioned to computer-based testing.
- URISA Names New Members to Vanguard Cabinet: Five new members selected for 2014-15.
- CHC Releases Post-Processing Software: CHC Geomatics Office (CGO) supports GPS, GLONASS and BeiDou.
- GSI Scout Helps Utilities Assess Storm Damage: New software solution can cut recovery time and cost.
- Remote GeoSystem Releases LineVision Google Earth: Application allows for multi-channel, track-based geographic video playback.