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Geomatics World

Geomtics World is the leading journal for professional and techically qualified surveyors. GW is published under the licence from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Our readers are professional and technically qualified members of the RICS as well as other senior professionals and opinion formers in the industry. Subscribers to Geomatics World (including RICS Geomatics members) also receive our twice-yearly publication, Engineering Surveying Showcase, free of charge.
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Browsing and searching

If you are searching for information on a particular topic, for instance “GNSS”, you can enter this term in individual digital editions. At present it is not possible to search the entire archive in one go. However to assist researchers we have created individual Flipping Book editions of Contents pages from GW through which you can search to identify the relevant issue (see below).


What the editor says about the September/October 2016 issue:
An interesting and diverse issue that covers Smart, UAVs, the prospects for autonomous vehicles, the Intergeo; and how some people prefer real-world scale models to 3D imagery.
Readers will also be interested in news on a competition for the latest Geovation Challenge from OS; the US Surveyors Rendezvous; and how at the UN geospatial data is moving up the global agenda, helping developing nations' peoples secure their land rights.
Smart Cities and Geomatics
Surely there’s a role for geomatics and location in the Smart City?, asks Prof Ian Dowman in his report from a “Summit” which looked at many aspects except one.
Regional SDIs advance as UN-GGIM moves ahead
The worldwide profession deserves a pat on the back for its efforts through the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management.
The next Geovation Challenge: the underground world
Ordnance Survey’s Geovation initiative is calling for ideas to better locate and manage underground assets like utilities, reports Richard Groom.
Building a digital Britain with COMIT
It’s all about collaboration but is it the product or the process? Richard Groom reports from this important two-day conference.
Medway Modelling
Converting 3D data into a physical model suitable for church hall meetings was quite a challenge for the Environment Agency’s surveyors.
Surveyors Rendezvous 2016
John Brock reports from the American Surveyors Historical Society’s annual meeting.
Intergeo 2016
Smart geoinformation was shaping the future at Hamburg’s Intergeo.
Down on the Robot Farm
Equipped with OS data, driverless tractors herald the future for farming.
Autonomous monitoring using GNSS
VADASE is a new system for real-time monitoring from Leica that needs just one receiver
UAVs galore!
A conference and exhibition all about using drones, from Wi-Fi to hazardous cargo.


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