Articles in the Surveying Category

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…

Dec 2019 | No Comment

The Northern Territory (NT) has been able to introduce innovative digital survey and cadastral management for Land Administration….

Aug 2019 | No Comment

We can learn and accomplish a great deal when female land intermediaries work hand-in-hand with chartered surveyors

Emem Isang

Women In Surveying (WIS), Nigeria

Anne Girardin

Cadasta, USA

Madaleine Weber

Cadasta, USA

Land administration is generally the responsibility of governments. But in emerging economies, the lack of financial and human resources prevent many governments from building and maintaining comprehensive land registries and …

May 2019 | No Comment

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is emerging to become a common tool in the geoscience field as it is usable across different field to cover a large-scale area with minimal cost…

Apr 2019 | No Comment

Traditionally the surveying profession contributed to the good of society by creating and maintaining highly precise and accurate geospatial data bases, based on an in-depth knowledge of spatial reference frameworks. Furthermore in many countries…