Day: 10 October 2021

Geomatics

Geomatics is a modern, all encompassing term, given to the activities of collecting, managing, processing, analysing and storing geo-spatial data (geographic information). It includes the age-old profession of land surveying, as well as newer areas such as aerial photography, GIS / LIS (Geographic / Land Information Systems), remote sensing, global positioning systems (GPS) and LiDAR […]

Land surveying

Land surveying is an ancient and sometimes mystical practice – at least to the lay-person. Just how does the land surveyor decide where a missing property beacon should be replaced? Or on what basis does the land surveyor decide whether a wall or fence dividing two properties is in the correct position or not? Rooted […]