Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA): Galileo is the only civilian GNSS system

Saturday, 18 November 2017
You work for Galileo from the beginning of the program, how has it changed for these 13 years? Have you achieved the goals you set in 2004, or?   With some foresight, 20 years ago the EU recognised the need for a European-controlled satellite navigation system. In the years since, the EU has successfully launched and implemented EGNOS and, at the end of last year,…

Hrvoje Lukatela: Geodesists lobotomize the world

Friday, 22 January 2016
Question: Tell us a little about yourself. How a surveyor, graduate of the University of Zagreb in 1971, was able to work for IBM and sold one of his inventions to Microsoft? Answer: I graduated from the Faculty of Geodesy of the University of Zagreb in the spring of 1971. After a short field surveying period on urban cadastre, hydro-regulation, and similar projects, I found…

The president of ISPRS Christian Heipke about photogrammetry today

Friday, 15 September 2017
Bulgaria has good tradition in photogrammetry. Do you know any Bulgarian photogrammetrists? What are your impressions of them? Can you share your experience with us? Well, Lena Halounova, the current ISPRS Secretary General, has Bulgarian roots. Also, Ivan Katzarsky was ISPRS Vice-President from 1988-1992. I met him at the 1992 Congress in Washington. These are only two examples from the strong group of researchers in…

Prof. John Trinder: Australia has a 100% cadastral coverage

Monday, 07 November 2016
John Trinder graduated a Bachelor of Surveying from University of NSW (UNSW) in 1963, and MSc from ITC in The Netherlands in 1965 and PhD from UNSW in 1971. He was employed at UNSW from 1965-1999, progressing to the position of Professor in 1991 and was Head of the School at UNSW from 1990-1999. He currently holds the position of Visiting Emeritus Professor in the…

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