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Giant Sinkholes Near West Texas Oil Patch Towns Are Growing and New Ones Lurk

Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns. But now radar images taken of the sinkholes by an orbiting space satellite reveal big changes may be on the horizon. A…

Cardno Files U.S. Patent Application for UAS Remote Sensing Process

May 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

Cardno announced the filing with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office of a patent application in the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry. The patent…

Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Amar Nayegandhi and Daniel Bubser

March 31, 2016 - in People, Surveying/Mapping

Dewberry is pleased to announce the promotion of Amar Nayegandhi, CP, CMS, GISP, to vice president, and Daniel Bubser, GISP, to associate and department…

Fewer Landslides Than Expected After Nepal Quake

December 23, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

Fewer landslides resulted from the devastating April earthquake in Nepal than expected, reports a University of Arizona-led international team of scientists in the journal Science. The researchers hope insights from the study may improve understanding about…

Looking to Space to Quantify Natural Gas Leaks on Earth

March 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Sensors

DENVER, March 24, 2015 — The recent increase in natural gas production could provide a bridge to a lower carbon future because it generates half the carbon dioxide (CO2) of coal when burned. However, natural gas that is leaked into the atmosphere could speed…

Grant Will Help Researchers Develop System to Assess Risk of Mudslides, Rock Falls

October 22, 2014 - in Erosion control, Maintenance, Projects, Sensors

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received $1.14 million in funding to develop a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of wildfires. The funding…

LiDAR Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020

October 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 —Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an optical remote sensing technology that use laser light to examine surface on the earth to find variable distances on the earth. LiDAR is comparable to radar in certain aspects. However,…

Smart Sensors In Rwanda Warn Engineers In Oregon When Water Pumps Fail

June 23, 2014 - in Sensors, Water

SweetSense Inc., a recent spinoff from Portland State University, uses technology developed by Evan Thomas, an engineering assistant professor who heads the university’s   SWEETLab (Sustainable Water, Energy, and Environmental Technologies Laboratory). Engineers…

Cal Water Taps Sanborn to Combat Severe Drought

June 11, 2014 - in Water

Recognizing the dire consequences of the state's ongoing drought, now in its third consecutive year, the California Water Service Company (Cal Water) selected The Sanborn Map Company (Sanborn) in a competitive bidding process to leverage its geospatial data…

nearmap Launches nearmap Solar

April 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy

nearmap ltd (ASX: NEA), Australia’s exclusive provider of frequently updated, high resolution imagery, has today launched nearmap Solar, a world-first service aimed at providing Australia’s solar industry a competitive edge by delivering instant client…