Here’s what’s in our new issue!

By on 13 April, 2022

Here’s what you’ll find in the Apr/May 2022 issue of Position magazine, Australia’s industry journal covering the surveying, spatial, space, UAV, remote sensing, hydrography and mapping sectors. If you’re not already a subscriber, it’s easy to sign up online via our subscription page.

  • LOCATE SUPER ISSUE: Read all about the speakers you’ll find at Locate22, along with vendor profiles and details of how young professionals can kickstart their careers by getting involved.
  • SSSI, SIBA|GITA merger: All the information you need to know about the proposed coming together of these two leading organisations.
  • Canopy coverage: How the City of Unley in South Australia used LiDAR to measure changes in tree canopies across the council area.
  • Interview: We speak with James Brown, CEO of the Space Industry Association of Australia, to get his insights into the state of the nation’s space sector and where it’s headed.
  • Full of energy: We go inside Energy Queensland’s ‘gutsy’ move to futureproof its network by undertaking “the world’s biggest and most complex GIS project”.
  • A safer slant: We show how surveyors are using wireless tilt meters to revolutionise monitoring work on Australia’s railway projects.
  • Airborne survey: We profile airborne gravity surveys in Victoria, which are enhancing the new national vertical reference system and supporting advances in positioning.
  • Adverse consequences: Surveyors need to be aware of the issues surrounding the principle of adverse possession.
  • Interview: We speak with Ben Berghauser, CEO of new industry entrant Onneer, about the right formula for making GIS a success for clients.
  • Trust but verify: TERN’s Litchfield Savanna SuperSite is helping some of the most important Earth observation missions monitor the environment — and it all depends on collecting ground truth.
  • Emergency response: Increased remote-area rescues during the COVID pandemic have shown the value of Victoria’s unique Emergency Marker location signs.
  • Mobile mapping: How technological developments have boosted the capture of location and asset data for the road, rail and other sectors.
  • Lift-off: A $65 million funding boost will see Australia get new spaceports, new technologies and even a new Aussie astronaut!

Plus we have all the latest industry updates from our partner, the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute, as well as our regular news section, a full list of upcoming conferences and a survey of the latest products on the market.

Stay up to date with developments in the surveying, space and spatial sectors — sign up to Position magazine today via our subscription page.

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