Eyes in the Heavens: Satellite Technologies in Remote Site Monitoring
Installation and maintenance of instrumentation to monitor geotechnical projects in remote locales is usually more challenging than sites in urban areas for both technical and logistical reasons. In most...

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

Best Methods for High Accuracy Real Time GNSS Positioning from a Single Reference Station

NewsBriefs: DOD Seeks to Repurpose Satellite Components (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency)

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

NewsBriefs: Engineers Prove 'Levitated' Satellite Orbit Possible (University of Strathclyde and Popular Science)

NewsBriefs: Satellite to Measure Earth's Groundwater Levels

Evaluation of Satellite-Based Impervious Surface Data for the Mid-Atlantic Region Using an Independently Collected, High-Resolution Validation Database
Satellite-based estimates of impervious surfaces are being produced for the entire United States as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Landsat-based National Land Cover Database...

NewsBriefs: Scientists Concerned Over Lack of Funding for Satellites (CNN)

Surveying and Mapping: History, Current Status, and Future Projections
Since the founding of ASCE in 1852, remarkable changes have occurred in all areas of civil engineering practice, including surveying and mapping. Instruments employed in surveying and...

Structures: NOAA Breaks Ground for New Satellite Center

Wastewater: Greater Demand for Reuse Underlies Trend toward Satellite Treatment

Geophysics: Satellite Monitoring Enhances Landslides Prediction

Technology: New Satellite Maps Pinpoint Storm-Water Runoff

A Better Image
As new sources of satellite and aerial data emerge, and as imagery processing software becomes cheaper and easier to use, engineers are tapping remote sensing data's potential...

Beachscape Abstract
The Surfrider Foundation is currently developing a volunteer-based mapping program to document the physical characteristics, land use patterns, pollution sources, public access, erosion,...

Flight Path Precision
Air traffic delays at the four airports operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are among the most severe and costly in the nation. A study by the Port Authority proposes...

NAVSTAR Global Positioning System Surveying
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 28. This manual provides technical specifications and...

Testing and Selecting Global Positioning System (GPS) Devices

Remedial Design through Effective Electronic Associations





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