Articles in the Mapping Category

Aug 2015 | No Comment

This study investigates the potential of using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in surveying and mapping customary land parcel boundaries. In Namibia, new laws demand for the boundaries of individual and collective customary lands to be adjudicated, mapped and recorded…

May 2015 | No Comment

China’s land registration has a very long history. According to archaeological discoveries, at least in Western Zhou Dynasty (9th century BC

May 2015 | No Comment

3D cadastre models are recognized as valuable solutions to provide enriched spatial representation for overlapping properties, above-ground and subsurface infrastructures, mining rights, etc. (Paulsson and Paasch, 2013;Pouliot et al., 2011; Stoter et al., 2013).

May 2015 | No Comment

The rapid development and increased demand for spatial information infrastructures in many jurisdictions have made spatial information an invaluable tool in policy formulation and evidence-based decision making.

Apr 2015 | No Comment

During the last ten years, the possibilities for data acquisition in geodesy have been rapidly improved. The devices have become cheaper, smaller and more accurate and, on the other hand, they are capable of gathering a large number of data within a very short time interval.

Apr 2015 | No Comment

UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is the latest photogrammetric system which has been used across many fields such as a military reconnaissance, heritage site documentation, a precise agriculture mapping, a construction site mapping, a real-time hazard mapping project, etc…

Jan 2015 | No Comment

UAVs in this study is a system which is divided into two sub-systems that are attached to the vehicle itself consisting of a camera, navigation instruments, etc…

Oct 2014 | No Comment

India was one amongst the few countries – including the advanced ones – to have completed topographic mapping on 1:50,000 and 1:25,000 scales, employing photogrammetric techniques, about four decades back. Since then there has been a tremendous progress in the field…

May 2014 | No Comment

National mapping policy 2005 has recommended the usage of UTM as projection for Open Series Maps (OSM), however there were reservations on adopting UTM for Defense Series Maps (DSM). Accordingly LCC with certain proprietary modifications was found suitable for DSM.

Nov 2012 | No Comment

Various nations have passed legislation that makes it possible for ruralcommunities to register their lands as a single legalentity and act as decentralized land administration and management bodies. However, due to various political, financialand capacity constraints, these laws are often not implemented successfully.