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Infrastructure Outlook: Key Points You Need to Know About Aerial Photography

May 31, 2016 - in Column, Surveying/Mapping

By Sherry and Brett Eklund   No matter the project at hand, knowledge is power. The more perspective an engineer can gain when planning or completing a job, the better. An aerial photographer, offering insights and data that can’t be gathered any other…

Bluesky’s 3D Aerial Maps Inform Flood Risk Assessments for Planning Applications

Leicestershire, Dec. 9, 2015—Aerial photography and detailed 3D height models of the UK are being used to assess the risk of flooding, and help development…

Merrick Awarded Contract with Municipality of Anchorage

November 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

ANCHORAGE, Nov. 10, 2015—Merrick Alaska (www.merrick.com/Alaska) was recently awarded a contract to provide aerial photography and Light Detection and…

Woolpert to Provide Aerial Photography and Mapping Services for West Virginia

Woolpert, a national geospatial, infrastructure management and design firm headquartered in Dayton, announced that it has been awarded a one-year contract with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways to provide on-call aerial photography…

Looking at Cities as Molecular Structures

July 21, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning, Smart Cities

Franz-Josef Ulm, an engineering professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has built a career as an expert on the properties, patterns, and environmental potential of concrete. Taking a coffee break at MIT’s Stata Center late one afternoon,…

GeoM Laser Surveys Angolan Overhead Power Lines

February 6, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

South African based GeoM has completed an aerial survey project of overhead power lines in Angola. Using a helicopter mounted high-speed laser scanner, complete with advanced navigation and positioning system, GeoM captured around 1,500 kilometres of detailed…

Bluesky Aerial Photos Help Keep Birmingham Moving

December 18, 2012 - in Transportation

High resolution aerial photography from Bluesky is helping Birmingham City Council undertake a host of transport related applications ensuring users of roads, footpaths and even canals stay on the move. The digital map layer is made available to specialist…

Bluesky 3D Models Support Pioneering Use of Building Information Modelling (BIM)

September 18, 2012 - in Facility Management, Projects

3D models created from high resolution aerial photography are supporting the pioneering use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) on regeneration and construction projects across London. Created by Bluesky and supplied to David Miller Architects the 3D models…