Entries by Jill Souter

Aerial Survey Companies & the Types of Surveys They Offer

When looking for an aerial survey, you should be aware that there are three major types of survey you can invest in: drone, helicopter, and plane. While the actual land surveying technology may be separate (either LiDAR or photogrammetric), the method through which the data is captured will have a significant impact on the cost […]

6 Considerations When Selecting a Wind Farm Surveyor

When conducting a wind turbine survey, time and accuracy is of the essence. If your land survey is delayed, then your project will be delayed. Wind farms rely upon the accuracy of their land surveys to plan out the most efficient, effective routes for their turbine placement. The more accurate a land survey is, the more productive […]

Aerial LiDAR: What Are Your Options?

Aerial LiDAR is undoubtedly one of the fastest and most accurate methods of completing a land survey. However, there are multiple ways that you can acquire aerial LiDAR data. An aerial LiDAR scan can be completed through the use of helicopters, planes, and drones. Here’s everything you need to know about selecting the right option for […]

Understanding Drone Survey Accuracy

Everyone knows that drone surveys are faster and safer, but are they really more accurate? UAV mapping technology has made some substantial strides within the past decade and now encompasses a huge industry. From small, mobile “toys” to hardy, military-grade equipment, drones are now used throughout many sectors and for many purposes. How can you […]

Top 6 Advantages of BIM Modeling Services

For building developments, architecture projects, and construction, building information modeling (BIM) services offer critical data that can be used to improve a company’s bottom line. Through BIM, companies can analyze and simulate every aspect of their project, empower their team to work more closely together, and sidestep potential problems along the way. Here are some […]

How 3D Laser Scanning Services Cut Rework Costs

Reworks can account for up to 15 percent of the total cost of construction — but this cost can be alleviated through the use of 3D laser scanning services. 3D laser scanning, also known as high-definition surveying, is used to quickly scan, survey, and map large areas of land with complete accuracy. 3D laser scans […]

The Advantages of an Aerial Survey For Large Scale Commercial Projects

For a large-scale commercial project, it’s imperative that everything is planned out down to the last detail. Accurate data is important to avoid coming in over budget or suffering significant setbacks. One method of improving upon a large-scale commercial project is to complete a thorough and accurate aerial survey. There are many advantages to using […]

Tips for Finding the Right Municipal Land Surveying Company

When it comes to municipal land surveying, it’s important to find both an accurate and cost-effective solution. Municipalities will need to compare multiple quotes for their land surveying to determine which surveyor is best-suited to their needs. But what should municipalities be looking for in a surveyor? Here are some tips for finding the right land surveying […]