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Participate in the SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon on 9 February

Help our Australian colleagues and participate in this mapathon on 9 February 2020    ...

Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar passed away on 2 February 2020

It is with sadness that we must inform that Prof. Dr. Dalal Alnaggar, Egypt, passed away on 2 February 2020. Prof. Dalal Alnaggar was well kno...

Two new FIG Members

At its meeting on 17 January 2020, FIG Council approved Carlson Software as FIG Corporate Member and Real Estate Administration of Montenegro as affiliate  ...

14th Meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG-14)

Suelynn Choy who represented FIG reports from the meeting that took place 9-13 December 2019 in Bangalore, India. &...

FIG Young Surveyors Regional Events

During the second half of 2019 two Young Surveyors regional events were held - in Europe and in Africa.    ...

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Meeting the President General Assembly 2019

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Staiger was elected President at the General Assembly in May 2018

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Read interview with Rudolf Staiger in GIM Magazine January 2019  Read more.

The General Assembly 2019 took place during FIG Working Week 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam on 22 and 26 April.

At the General Assembly FIG President Staiger  presented the Council Work Plan for the term 2019-2022.

FIG Members Article of the Month

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FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

The Article of the Month January 2020 is written by Edi Meier, Inma GutiƩrrez, Marco Baumann, Max Bosshard and Rainer Heeb, Switzerland Detection of Service Pipes and the Risk of Collapsing Sinkholes at the Lake of Constance in Switzerland Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). The paper describes how Ground Penetrating Radar is used to document the present underground condition of the water front of the harbour promenade in Arbon (Lake of Constance) in Switzerland. This nondestructive method gives as a result images of the subsurface structures as well as of installations like service pipes. Read more...



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