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.
UK agriculture is at a break point, according to this issue’s lead article, while reports from Africa look at the challenges the continent faces in creating sustainable cities, and the impact of the recent drought in Cape Town.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
This issue looks at the future of cities – far from representing utopia, the urban environment of 20 years’ time will still feature dustbins and homelessness. In the near term, though, proptech looks set to make a big impact.
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.
We have to understand the value of natural capital in order to protect and conserve it, and this edition dedicates itself to the subject, offering interesting options and case studies to consider.
World Heritage Sites can be both a blessing and a curse – as this issue’s lead article contends