• ROW Project Challenges

    pipeline installation
    Maser Consulting

    First Things First: What is ROW? Right-of-Way, or ROW, is the legal right of one to cross the property of another. It is usually granted in the form of a permanent lineal strip of land. Common ROW projects include highways, railways, electrical transmission lines, and oil and gas pipelines. When an entity requires land to ... Read More

  • Politics…Am I Doing this Right?

    avoiding negative conversations
    Alexis Eades

    Money. Religion. Politics. Three things we are taught not to discuss at the dinner table. Fair enough, but what do you do when you overhear coworkers talking about something like politics around the office? Or when they bring it up on a call? We all know not to be the ones to bring it up, ... Read More

  • Using UAS for Pipeline Projects

    aerial lidar scan
    Alexis Eades

    Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), or drones, can carry scanners that perform safe, cost-efficient, and fast LiDAR data collection. UAS LiDAR systems are particularly useful for scanning pipeline projects because of its unique features: small, unmanned, and maneuverable. This is especially true when comparing it to using aerial LiDAR performed by using a manned aircraft. First ... Read More

  • Mobile LiDAR Applications for Pavement Projects

    highway lidar scan
    Alexis Eades

    Why Mobile LiDAR is Ideal for Mapping Pavement Projects Whether you are changing traffic flow at an intersection or working on a highway, pavement projects involving roadway corridors require engineers to understand the features and conditions they are working with. Using Mobile LiDAR for mapping long roadway corridors and associated features is ideal because it ... Read More

  • Advances in Terrestrial Laser Scanning

    Laser scanning model of warehouse
    Alexis Eades

    Terrestrial laser scanning aims to capture reality at a rate of up to two million points per second. From its inception to this very moment, it has improved at lightning speed. The training time required, complexity of the technology used, accuracy, field of view, cost, and possibilities of what laser scanning can be used for ... Read More

  • Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    Image of a gavel
    Alexis Eades

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Woman, Judge, Inspiration “I surely would not be in this room today without the determined efforts of men and women who kept dreams of equal citizenship alive in days when few would listen. People like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Harriet Tubman come to mind. I stand on the shoulders ... Read More