Civil Engineering

Hydrographic Survey of Kiskatinaw River Marries Drone 3D Landscape with Bathymetric Survey Data in Geospatial 3D PDF Report

Supplying water to the city of Dawson Creek British Columbia, the pool formed upstream of the Arras Weir is critical for municipal infrastructure management. Due to climate change and variable catchment flows, monitoring the flow and reservoir capacity is needed on a regular basis. The team at Hydrasurvey carried out a bathymetric survey project to assess the state of the […]

Leica’s Cyclone 3DR Software Solves Laser Scanning Meshes to 3D PDF Reporting

Geospatial & Civil Engineering vendor provides integrated 3D PDF publishing
The Civil Engineering, Construction, Geospatial Scanning solution vendor Leica Geosystems (part of Hexagon), produce software to process and manage large-scale survey and civil engineering projects around the world including Cyclone 3DR—an all-in-one deliverable solution for reality capture users. Infrastructure design, as-built reality captures and planned engineering works require rigorous documentation. Within […]

Handling Geospatial Coordinates for 3D PDF Files

A Practical Work-flow Guide for adding location information on DWG 3D Terrain models and draping geo-referenced images

Extending 3D PDF applications for 3D Geospatial data requires some additional steps and special treatment for geospatial coordinate data. This practical guide shows how to export a DWG terrain surface model from AutoCAD© Civil3D© as a simple non-geospatial surface mesh object, add a projected […]