The Land Journal is published six times a year for members of the Rural, Geomatics, Minerals & Waste Management, Environment, and Planning & Development professional groups.The journal emphasises the crossovers in these practice areas and their global nature, with articles contributed by experts from all over the world.
Current and recent issues of Land Journal can be downloaded below. Earlier archived issues can be obtained from our library (e email@example.com).
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Mike Swain, 13 Jul 2017
The notion of selling nature seems, at first, to be rather uncouth. You might wonder what a romantic poet such as Wordsworth would have made of it.
Mike Swain, 16 May 2017
Bitcoin has been in the news as the currency of choice for hackers whose ransomware has infiltrated computer systems around the world.
Mike Swain, 12 Apr 2017
It may be hard to believe at the moment, but there is more to life than Brexit — as, I hope, this issue of Land Journal demonstrates.
Mike Swain, 16 Feb 2017
Our lead article by the eminent Stig Enemark — well-known to many of you — is entitled “Supporting the 2030 global agenda”, and examines the need for sound land governance and administration as well as the importance of land issues in the Sustainable Development Goals.
Mike Swain, 21 Nov 2016
Where is the largest concentration of leopards in the world? The answer is Mumbai, India.
Mike Swain, 12 Sep 2016
There’s a strong technological theme to this issue, though this is not deliberate. Rather, it is a reflection of how technology is affecting so many aspects of surveying, leading to new ways of looking at and shaping the world.
Mike Swain, 21 Jun 2016
People have passions about many different things; Tim Farewell’s is for soil.
Mike Swain, 18 May 2016
The Land Journal is not a news magazine in the strictest sense. But that does not stop it being topical.
Mike Swain, 15 Apr 2016
Recently, I had to give a presentation on the Land Journal. But with only five minutes, I just had time to introduce myself and talk briefly about the various specialisms that the journal covers. I decided to concentrate on outlining some articles – but choosing them from the huge range that the journal publishes proved more difficult than I had imagined.
Mike Swain, 19 Feb 2016
Change is a word much favoured by politicians. You don’t find many leaders these days standing up and saying: “You know what? Let’s keep things just as they are.” Many professions, including surveyors, are not immune to changes in digital and other technology, and this issue of Land Journal reflects some of those advances in different areas of land surveying.
Mike Swain, 23 Nov 2015
I wonder how many of you would have expected to find Winston Churchill quoted in this edition of the Land Journal. Not a lot, I suspect. And not just a passing quote from one of his magnificent war speeches, but an analysis of land value and development as part of a political debate on land speculation, housing and taxation in 1909.
Mike Swain, 21 Sep 2015
Drones are attracting a lot of interest in many industries – not least surveying. Companies selling drones of all kinds of shapes and sizes were very much in evidence at this year’s Geobusiness conference.
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