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Topography. Topographic maps

TopView - Application for surveying and surveying

Every day we see that our needs are changing and that for different reasons we are forced to acquire different PC Software, GPS, and Total Stations, each with a different program, with the need of learning for each system, and in which we have incompatibility of data being often impossible to pass the ...

Draw coordinates in AutoCAD from an Excel CSV file

I have gone to the field, and I have raised a total of 11 points of a property, as shown in the drawing. 7 of those points, are boundaries of the vacant lot, and four are the corners of the house erected. When downloading the data, I have converted them into a file separated by commas, known as ...

Progress of the BIM - Annual Conference Summary

The progress of the standardization of Building Information Modeling (BIM) has been the cross-cutting theme of the Annual Infrastructure Conference, held in October in Singapore. Even though my Twitter account was practically hijacked with the hashtag #YII2017 in those days, here is a summary. The trip This time I ...

The steps to generate a map using drones

The generation of a map using this technique can become a big problem, one of those problems is so critical with the consequences of losing valuable months of useful work when you do not have previous experience in this task. The founders of Aerotas Mapping System speak to us in a POB article ...

Circular 1: Congress TOPCART 2016

The Illustrious Official College of Geomatics and Topography Engineering announces the XI International Congress of Geomatics and Earth Sciences, to be held in the Toledo Congress Palace (El Greco), from the 26 to the 30 of October of 2016. This important event aims to publicize the scientific and technical advances ...

Traditional topography vrs. LiDAR. Accuracy, time and costs.

Doing a job with LiDAR could be more accurate than with conventional topography? If it reduces times, in what percentage? How much does it reduce costs? Definitely times have changed. I remember when Felipe, a surveyor who did the fieldwork, came with a 25 notebook pages of cross sections to generate with ...

Draw a polygon in Microstation from Excel

Exel a microstation

Using this template, you can draw a polygonal in Microstation, from a list of bearings and distances in Excel, or a list of coordinates x, y, z. 1 case: List of Directions and Distances Suppose we have this table of data from the field: In the first columns you have the stations, ...

Being a surveyor is a lifelong experience.

Convert UTM Coordinates, Google Earth coordinates- Topography

Ken Allred's love of topography knows no limits, and his enthusiasm, for a study that in the eyes of novices appears as a mathematical equation, is contagious. The retired MLA of St. Albert does not think twice about pointing out the power that topographers have once they nail down their simple landmarks in ...