Tag Archive: CAD

Feb 15 2013

3D Printing for River Engineering? (Video)


It must have been over four or five years ago when I first heard about 3D printing at a GIS conference I was at. It seemed pretty amazing in the demonstration but I was skeptical about the complexity it could actually handle and figured it had to be wildly expensive at the time. Since then, …

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May 07 2012

A Few Good Reads (5/7/12): Flooding in Great Britain

This week: Flooding in Great Britain, a look at the CVFPP uncertainty in risk estimates, value pricing for professionals, CAD in the cloud, and the flight from conversation. Environment Agency warns that Tewkesbury water levels are ‘nearing peak’ (The Telegraph) In Tewkesbury, emergency flood protection work is under way in an attempt to prevent a …

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Sep 12 2011

A Few Good Reads (9/12/11)

This week: the impact of Hurricane Irene, the testing of the new flood defenses in New Orleans, run-down dams in China, the trees on levees debate continues, and the never-ending GIS vs CAD struggle. Vermont Flood Hi-Res Galley – August 2011 (Lars Grange & Mansfield Heliflight): Unbelievable ground and aerial pictures of the flooding and …

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