Geomatics

  • Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Head into the field and learn how Stantec is using archaeology, remote sensing, and drones to see below the surface from the sky

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  • Putting geographic information systems data online to make city life easier

    Putting geographic information systems data online to make city life easier

    Web-based GIS applications are streamlining the way cities and counties operate

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  • Geomatics is shrinking Alaska’s mountains

    Geomatics is shrinking Alaska’s mountains

    Today’s technology allows for more accurate elevation measurements, but for one iconic mountain it is really all about safety

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  • 8 ways to raise expectations for commercial drone operators

    8 ways to raise expectations for commercial drone operators

    Drone technology can be a great help to environmental, engineering, and survey work—but there are improper, illegal, and unsafe uses

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  • Geomatics takes flight in Unmanned Aerial Systems

    Geomatics takes flight in Unmanned Aerial Systems

    Answering questions about Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) use in geomatics

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  • Drones: Dos and don'ts for safe and legal use

    Drones: Dos and don'ts for safe and legal use

    Keeping our communities safe, and our operations legal, on the wings of a rapidly growing technology.

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  • Using an environmental review tool to yield planning and economic development benefits

    Using an environmental review tool to yield planning and economic development benefits

    In Minnesota, the Alternative Urban Areawide Review helps map a realistic path to realizing community goals—other states should use it too

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  • Five traits a surveyor must have to help a client find success

    Five traits a surveyor must have to help a client find success

    The devil is in the details—and getting to those details requires listening to the client and providing what they need

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  • Demystifying pipelines in the oil & gas industry

    Demystifying pipelines in the oil & gas industry

    As oil and gas engineers, it’s important for us to be advocates for our profession, clients, and industry.

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  • Envisioning the future, not just planning it. CLIC tool reveals true cost of development

    Envisioning the future, not just planning it. CLIC tool reveals true cost of development

    Land-use planning—and understanding density—helps realize a promising future for communities in times of uncertainty

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  • In resiliency, if we’re not focused on data and technology, we’re in trouble

    In resiliency, if we’re not focused on data and technology, we’re in trouble

    Data collection and its impact on our risk should be a no-brainer, but is it? GIS and information management helps give a clear picture

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  • Top 7 ways to design with resilient communities in mind

    Top 7 ways to design with resilient communities in mind

    Our resiliency experts offer ideas to help communities prepare for the future—from tiny homes to high-quality transit

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  • Why users enjoying the public spaces we design is the best reward

    Why users enjoying the public spaces we design is the best reward

    One vital element of every landscape project is public participation. As designers, we want to help the client deliver on what they promise to the community.

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