The adoption of GIS to facilitate effective management of land leases, pipelines, utilities and forests is spurring demand for better data describing public lands. There are several sources of online data maintained by government agencies; however, not all data sets work well for automated land mapping, which relies on clean data for successful processing.
Linda Duffy 10 September 2013
Writing a proposal can be much harder than one assumes. Proposals come in many shapes and sizes, but no matter which type of proposal you utilize, you MUST take care in the words that you use! Inappropriate words and phrases can weaken a proposal, annoy evaluators and even undermine your credibility.
Bryan Merritt, LS/PSM, Leed Green Assoc. 05 September 2013
Autodesk’s newest software promises to make work easier and more accurate in the field. The automatic point creation program allows information to be transferred to a robotic total station for layout, providing contractors laser-guided accuracy for the placement and verification of building elements on their tablets.
Scotty Fletcher 04 September 2013
MAPPS Executive Director John Palatiello led a discussion Aug. 14 that touched on privacy, policy and concerns surrounding unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and the potential impact those issues could have on the geospatial profession.