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Technology&more Magazine

Welcome to the latest issue of Technology&more!

For many years, Technology&more has kept surveying and mapping professionals worldwide informed about the advanced technology and innovative methods being used on projects around the world. In this issue you'll read about the world’s longest tunnel project, assessing damage from a huge bush fire; an innovative high school geospatial program; highway and bridge projects; and many others. Read it online now!

Surveying the Longest Tunnel in the World

Technology&more Magazine - Surveying the Longest Tunnel in the World The Swiss surveying company terra vermessungen ag is providing a variety of sureying services in the northern section of the Gotthard tunnel. The diverse work, demanding requirements for precision, and difficult working environments present unique challenges for the surveyors and their equipment. Read more...

Assessing Damage from a Huge Bush Fire

Saturday, February 7, 2009 will forever be known as Black Saturday in Victoria, Australia. In the midst of a 10-year drought, a record-breaking heat wave descended upon the state, and multiple fires erupted across Victoria. The fires were fanned by galeforce winds that carried fires across the state, with some burning for 29 days. Called the deadliest natural disaster in Australian history. Read more... Technology&more Magazine - Assessing Damage from a Huge Bush Fire

Innovative High School Geospatial Program

Technology&more Magazine - Innovative High School Geospatial Program Surveyors don't need advanced tools to see changes on the horizon for their industry. While the economic slowdown has meant challenging times today, many indicators show increased opportunity in the future. So the question is not whether there will be jobs for surveyors, but whether the increasing need for technology proficient surveyors and geospatial professionals will be effectively met. Today, one Northern California high school is ready with an answer. Armed with the latest Trimble technology, two Piner High School science teachers are getting students out of the classroom and into the field to practice science, not just learn about it. And they may help change the face of GIS and surveying in the process. Read more...

Finding New Opportunities in Monitoring

An aging bridge. An open mine pit. An underground construction project in a dense urban setting. All of these projects have potential for movement—and all of them present tremendous opportunites for surveying professionals to predict and make sense of that movement through monitoring, one of those profession's growing disciplines. Read more... Technology&more Magazine - Finding New Opportunities in Monitoring

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