• Mobile Mapping for Engineering Design

    Maraliese Beveridge

    REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION BY SPAR July 30, 2014 || Mobile mapping systems (MMS) offer many benefits when acquiring very accurate and precise field survey data. One of the biggest benefits offered by mobile mapping is the drastic reduction in exposure of survey field crews to the hazards of a project site and any live traffic ... Read More

  • Where’s Wygant?

    Maraliese Beveridge

    GEOSPATIAL MAN-ON-THE-MOVE Welcome to the Land of Enchantment. But just because Wygant’s truck is here doesn’t mean that he is. Maser Consulting recently announced the opening of its newest office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We’re re-announcing now it because it is currently being anchored by mobile LiDAR services—Wygant’s favorite thing. The firm is in the ... Read More

  • The Information Age & Your Community

    Maser Consulting

    As giant storms continue to cause widespread destruction, more and more local governments and utility companies are fostering communications with the community at large through the integration of web-based applications (websites, email, texting, social media, apps) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS). As technological service providers, these applications help monitor infrastructure repairs, construction, and progress. This ... Read More

  • Where’s Wygant?

    Maraliese Beveridge

    GEOSPATIAL MAN-ON-THE-MOVE Clay Wygant. Mobile Mapping Extraordinaire. Take a good look at his picture because scanning a million points per second makes Wygant so fast you may never catch up with him! LiDAR. Light Detection and Ranging. The same technology that helps cops catch speeders, is now being used to collect mega survey data for terrain, ... Read More

  • Mapping the Last Frontier

    Elizabeth Bell

    Alaska, the largest state in the U.S., spanning 663,268 square miles, offers a diverse landscape of deep valleys and rigid mountains, traversed by rivers, speckled with lakes and teeming with wildlife. The State has some of the longest days and nights during the summer and winter solstices and is an ideal spot to view the ... Read More

  • Breathing Life Back into Union County’s Four Lakes

    Elizabeth Bell

    Built during the Great Depression, Nomahegan Park was designed by the Olmsted Brothers landscape architectural firm. As the sons of renowned landscape architect and Central Park designer, Fredrick Law Olmsted, the brothers designed the park with the beautiful, 7.5-acre Nomahegan Lake as the centerpiece. The Brothers previously designed three other Union County parks in a ... Read More