Category: Good Practice

Experimenting with Low-cost UAVs

DEM field capture using consumer grade drones is no longer ‘experimental’ – some of the advice from the early research still holds strong though!

SAL and Security – 2018 EoY Reminder

As we head out for the summer there are a couple of security issues related to working in SAL that are worth reviewing. Specifically, personal security and passwords 🙂
Do you have the SafeZone App and a password manager on your phone?

Aerial Photos are not Maps.

Why aerial photo are not maps and dipping a toe into the differences between ortho- and geo- rectification.

World Back Up Day

Don’t be an April Fool.
Be prepared. Back up your files on March 31st.

Password Management

Do you know why and how to manage your passwords?

The Verge put out a YouTube video earlier this year that does a good job of explaining the answers to both these questions…

SALtech – Sept 2017

Making Maps: The Good, The Bad, and the What the?!?
SEES Map Library and Collaboration Space at 12pm on Tuesday 5th Sept.
RSVP online – thanks 🙂

GPS Trip Planning

If you are going out into the field and have enough flexibility in your planning to factor in getting the best possible satellite coverage for your GPS data collection, the Trimble GNSS Planning Online tool is definitely worth checking out.