Civil Engineers Asked to Contribute to Satellite Mission to Map Earth’s Surface Water

Better Mapping, Mitigation Will Benefit National Flood Insurance Program, Senators Told
With the deadline for Congress to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program fast approaching, witnesses before a key Senate committee call for more hazard mitigation and better flood mapping....

Vancouver’s Mapping of the West Coast of North America
George Vancouver’s epic survey of the west coast of America and Canada required 65,000 mi of travel, lasted four years, and produced maps so accurate that they remained unchallenged for 100 years....

Digital Maps Provide Views of Potential Flooding in Washington, D.C., Region

Researchers Use Electricity to Track Moisture Flow in Concrete
Electric currents create three-dimensional maps of moisture moving through concrete specimens, revealing internal cracks....

Project Under Way to Map ‘Fragmentation’ of Europe’s Rivers
A project is under way to map the barriers on Europe’s rivers....

On-Site Virtual Mapping Could Aid Inspections
Researchers are creating a system in which virtual reality headsets draw on four-dimensional models to monitor construction progress....

Researchers Create 3-D Map of Earth’s Interior
Scientists have released the first installment of 3-D images of the earth’s interior, promising additional images at higher resolution....

Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos, By Priyamvada Natarajan. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2016

Remote Sensing: A New Revolution in Geotechnical Engineering
Remote sensing in the form of satellite imagery has become part of our everyday life—from displaying boring locations at a job site to the various mapping apps on our smart phones that help us get there....

The Rise of UAVs Signals a New Era in Geotechnics
Big Data in Geotechnics is Coming from Above
If you have been following the news, browsing the internet, or even gazing up in the sky, it is likely that you have seen an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also commonly known as Unmanned Aircraft System...

Enhanced Detection and Mapping of Buried Utilities—A Sustainability Perspective
The social and environmental impacts and benefits of projects make up the triple bottom line that represents a modern view of sustainable project development. Rather than considering only...

NickolayLamm has used prediction and topographical maps to create a series of images that show what cities in the United States will look like in the future...

Geologic Mapping for Offshore Engineering, Mississippi Delta

NewsBriefs: Map Provides New Clues to Titanic's Demise (The Associated Press)

NewsBriefs: New Map Details Antarctica's Rock Bed (BBC)

NewsBriefs: NASA Develops Map of Carbon Stored in the Earth's Tropical Forests (NASA)

2010 Honors and Awards: Surveying and Mapping Award

Geologic Maps

NewsBriefs: Satellite Maps Gravitational Pull Around the World (BBC & European Space Agency)

 

 

 

 

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