Articles in the Surveying Category

May 2022 | No Comment

This paper evaluated a real-time KSACORS-based NRTK GNSS-INS integrated solution and a post-processed KSACORS-based NPPK GNSS-INS integrated solution

Mohammed El-Diasty

PhD, P. Eng. Civil and Architectural Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Multibeam echosounding technique is used to provide sea-floor mapping with relatively high-quality level and requires an accurate positioning and attitude system. Integration …

Aug 2021 | No Comment

Mount Everest is often considered “a symbol of something impossible”. For mountaineers standing atop Everest, near the Nepal-China border on the huge ice block that caps its peak, it is a life-time dream…

Jul 2021 | No Comment

The Australian Height Datum (AHD) is Australia’s first and only legal vertical datum, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The adjustment of the Australian National Levelling Network (ANLN) in May 1971 provided, for the first time, a nationwide network of physical AHD heights (Roelse et al., 1975).

Jun 2021 | No Comment

The Australian Height Datum (AHD) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and remains Australia’s first and only legal vertical datum. Vertical datums define a reference for elevation comparisons and are essential for many applications relying on the flow of fluids…

Apr 2021 | No Comment

The professional surveying education responses during the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented shift in how we teach surveying students. While many institutions had increased the amount of online learning, and blended learning prior to COVID-19, the response across the global surveying education community has been phenomenal…

Nov 2020 | No Comment

Our goal this year is not to do the “best we can do” despite COVID-19, but to make a first attempt at what will become a permanent blended offering of our program

Robert William Kingdon

Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering University of New Brunswick, Canada

At University of New Brunswick Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, we have perhaps …

Nov 2020 | No Comment

On 16 March 2020, all teaching staff in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CVEN) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) received a decisive email…

Jul 2020 | No Comment

Will we be able to maintain a Covid-19 free country or could it be that we will eventually suffer due to the lack of herd immunity? Will we see more Covid-19 business impacts in three to four months? Only time will tell.

John Hannah

Managing Director, Vision NZ Ltd, Nelson, New Zealand

These are unprecedented days for the …

Jun 2020 | No Comment

Education in surveying covers a broad range of fundamental topics in mathematics, physics, engineering and law, combining theoretical concepts with practical experience…

Mar 2020 | No Comment

Making decisions based on geography is basic to human thinking. Primary decisions such as our style of living, daily commute or the infrastructural planning of a city is totally co-dependent on our geographic and architectural limitations…