School of GeoSciences

Edinburgh Earth Observatory (EEO) Seminars

A Seminar Series in GIS, Remote Sensing, and GeoInformatics organised by the Edinburgh Earth Observatory in conjunction with the AGI-Scotland

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Next Seminar:

Friday 16th Oct 2020, *5pm* - New Time 5-6pm

Online on Zoom - all details via mailing list*

David Cameron-Mackintosh

Survey Solutions Scotland

Title: Modern Surveying: Tech and Technique

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About the talk:

David will give a fast-paced overview of modern survey data collection and data processing techniques. As well as touching on developments in GNSS receivers, total stations, laser scanning systems and photogrammetry he will look at the integration of these technologies at the equipment level and at the data processing level. 
 

About the Speaker:

David Cameron-Mackintosh is a Sales Director at Survey Solutions Group, one of the largest survey equipment suppliers in Scotland, who provide surveying equipment to many of the large infrastructure projects in Scotland such as the recent M8 upgrades, the new Queensferry Crossing and the Edinburgh Trams project as well as supplying many of the Scottish land survey companies. Their main focus is to allow their users to use the latest surveying technologies successfully.

As a graduate of Glasgow University he has been a guest lecturer for their Civil Engineering Surveying course in recent years. After several years as a land surveyor and a land survey manager he has been working with Survey Solutions Group for the last 17 years. 
 

Note: See  Programme  for full details - updates in progress!

Talks are held in the Old Library, Geography, Drummond Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9XP except where noted.

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Suggestions for particular speakers or topics can be sent to Owen.Macdonald@ed.ac.uk.