Articles in the Surveying Category

Dec 2022 | No Comment

In Australia, all land dimensions are only horizontal ground distances and all surveying and mapping coordinates are only on 60 UTM projection. Comparatively simple and unconfused, this Australian coordination practice has proven itself over the last 50 years and can claim to be the best survey coordination and mapping system in the world

John Read

FIS NSW, Emeritus Surveyor …

Nov 2022 | No Comment

This land surveyor apps was implemented to enable effective and efficient data collection on party, boundary and document sources referring to ISO 19152 standard known as Land Administration Domain Model

Trias Aditya

Head of Department of Geodetic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia

A conventional approach in land registration applies a mandatory field boundary demarcation …

Oct 2022 | No Comment

This paper outlines how a state-wide Digital Elevation Model (DEM) has been used to deliver better approximate Australian Height Datum (AHD) heights, yielding a homogeneous dataset of known provenance and verifiable quality across New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

Jonathon Smith

Senior Technical Surveyor in the Survey Operations Regional team at DCS Spatial Services, NSW Department of Customer …

Sep 2022 | No Comment

Addressing national datum modernisation, this paper presents a new approach to include static Network Real-Time Kinematic (NRTK) observations and their uncertainties in the survey control network of New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

Tom Bernstein

Senior Technical Surveyor in the Metropolitan Operations & Preservation of Survey Infrastructure team at DCS Spatial Services, NSW Department of Customer Service, in …

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 …