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Swathe Services Adds GISGRO to Their Survey Solution Portfolio

Swathe Services Adds GISGRO to Their Survey Solution Portfolio

Easy delivery and utilization of survey data adds value to the workflow for surveyors   For over 17 years, Swathe Services has excelled in supporting surveyors, contractors, ports, harbours, dredging and construction companies to achieve the best possible value from their surveys. Swathe Services provide not only high-end technology but also their expertise in consulting…

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Remote Sensing Technologies Enable Us to Explore the World

Remote Sensing Technologies Enable Us to Explore the World

USGS (the science agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior) describes remote sensing as “the process of detecting and monitoring the physical characteristics of an area by measuring its reflected and emitted radiation at a distance”. Remote sensing allows us to survey large areas in short time, and to draw clear picture of our…

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ROVs in Underwater Surveys

ROVs in Underwater Surveys

ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles) have been around for decades, especially in military use. The advancements in technology have enabled and increased the commercial use of the ROVs. Now different underwater and surface vehicles are surveying seabed and underwater assets all over the world. The advancing technology facilitates ROV use for different purposes Both, the surveying…

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Three Steps of 3D Data from the Surveyor to the End User

Three Steps of 3D Data from the Surveyor to the End User

Surveyors usually do the whole workflow of hydrographical survey, from the field work to post-processing, in the same software. But what happens after processing the hydrographic data? This is usually where plenty of valuable information included in the survey data gets lost, as many surveyors lack the ability to easily deliver the large 3D point…

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The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The Benefits of a Cloud 3D Data Platform for Surveyors

The cloud technology is becoming more widely used in every industry. The benefits of cloud are obvious, starting from affordable storage space to easier access and sharing. Surveyors are used to traditional desktop software, but cloud service providers have often invested in easy-to-use user interface and therefore, the deployment of cloud platform is effortless. Benefits…

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3 Most Common Error Sources of Underwater 3D Data

3 Most Common Error Sources of Underwater 3D Data

The quality of hydrographic survey data is dependent on many aspects. The top-notch data requires constant alertness to the changing environment and thorough knowledge of the technology. In this article, we examine three common sources of error when doing 3D hydrographic surveys. 1 Positioning error The survey vessel’s positioning system uses satellites to get the…

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