Read online: Position #87 now available in digital

By on 12 April, 2017

The February/March issue of Position magazine is now available for free online reading. Position magazine is the only ANZ-wide independent publication for the spatial and surveying sectors.

Position#87 has a special ‘Dynamics & Datums’ focus, with insights from the crucial people behind Australia’s world-leading datum modernisation program.

Issue#87 also covers the emergence of spatial knowledge infrastructures, 3D reality capture and sustainable urban development, with the following exclusive feature articles (click to read):

Q&A with Michael Giudici

The crucial man behind Australia’s datum modernisation program shares what we can expect.


Spatial info to spatial knowledge

Jon Fairall foresees a growing divide between productivity and the way we deal with location.


The new world of Earth-fixed datums

Calling for a change of mindset about coordinates and datums.

Surveying a new urban agenda

The answer to the world’s sustainability problem may be closer than thought: in our cities.


Reality Capture: demand for 3D

Experts from all corners of the industry share insights on 3D data capture, processing and visualisation.


Are you ready for GDA2020?

Find out how you will be impacted by Australia’s new geodetic datum and what you can do to prepare.


Out now in print

While the February/March is the latest issue of Position available in digital, the latest print issue is the April/May issue (#88) is currently available exclusively through print subscription.

The issue’s cover story “Geospatial industry on the cusp of revolutionary change” explores how automated spatial workflows are set to change the status quo on all sorts of projects and industries. An exclusive Q&A with NSW Surveyor General, Narelle Underwood, explores the changing role of the surveyor. While an extended feature, “RPAS/Drones/UAV: surveying’s new fact or another passing fad?” pits different opinions about the value of unmanned technologies in surveying and mapping.

Issue 88 will be available for free in digital for Spatial Source subscribers in the coming weeks. Subscribe to Spatial Source to ensure you don’t miss out. 

Coming very soon

The forthcoming June/July issue of Position will focus on Augmented and virtual reality; Agriculture to feed the world; and Spatially empowered field teams. Supported by a Q&A with DigitalGlobe’s founder and CTO, Walter Scott, you will want to get your hands on a copy of the upcoming Position #89.

If you or your business would like to get involved in Position, either through editorial or advertising, please contact Jon Tkach,

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