From the Soviet project to map the world to the use of camera technology in US water management, this issue is concerned with the past and future of land measurement.
Ash dieback disease hit the headlines in 2012 with predictions of devastation, but then seemed to be forgotten. Yet in the intervening years it has continued to spread and is now threatening millions of trees across the UK.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
We explore rights of light and consider how insurance can help. We also examine ownership and airspace – a resource increasingly being exploited in crowded and mainly low-rise cities.
Risks as varied as fire, corruption and climate change are addressed in this issue, which looks at how built environment professionals can deal with each of these.
We start the new year on a high as the first issue of our new design looks at how California is collecting tax revenue from legalised cannabis farms.
World Heritage Sites can be both a blessing and a curse – as this issue’s lead article contends
isurv: So you think you know infrastructure?