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Aerial Drone Photography of a mining site with stock piles in Punta Gorda, Florida
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3 Ways Stockpile Measurements Help Mining And Quarry Companies

Mining and quarry companies can benefit immensely by using technology, specifically drone technology, to perform stockpile measurements. The data collected by drones is more accurate, more reliable, faster, and more...
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Aerial photo of asphalt plant and stockpiles with forest in background
Topographic Survey

3 Ways Measuring Stockpiles Help Asphalt Plants

It wasn’t long ago that measuring asphalt and raw aggregate stockpiles required a small team of people. Many asphalt companies need to know the amount of raw material stockpiled on...
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Florida Aerial Survey Technologies topographic map of road showing trees and grassy areas with an S shaped curve that is being outlined in the topographic map
Topographic Survey

How Topographic Maps Are Used

Before we describe how topographic maps are used, let’s define what a topographic map is. A topographic map is not your standard two-dimensional map. It's a 3D model that uses...
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topographic mapping with drones
Topographic Survey

How Can Drones Be Used for Topographic Mapping?

Topographic Mapping with Drones In the past, creating topographic maps could be a laborious task before the advancement of computer technology in the 20th century, which revolutionized the process. Gone...
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aerial survey cost

What does an Aerial Survey Cost?

The Cost of Aerial Surveying Many people ask us "How much does an aerial survey cost." We are an aerial surveying company after all. Unfortunately, the answer isn't straight forward...
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Landfill capacity calculations and measurements
Volume Calculation Surveys

How to Calculate Landfill Capacity with Drones

Drones can calculate landfill capacity How does that work? We take a deeper look at landfill measurement and landfill capacity calculations. Landfills have been measured for decades.The process of surveying...
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