FIG Congress 2018 in Istanbul: Read more!     ***   The Article of the Month in March i is called: A case for Geospatial Surveyors written by Brian Coutts.
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FIG has five different levels of membership and two levels of honorary membership. Through different membership categories 121 countries are represented in FIG. The membership categories are:

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FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

March's artice 2018 is written by Brian Coutts and called A case for Geospatial Surveyors. This article evaluates whether the term "geomatics" has met the original needs and if its use is still valid or if a better term is available. While widely used in academia, the surveying profession has been more reluctant to adopt the term and controversy and confusion have grown up around its meaning. Brian Coutts is Chair of FIG Commission 1, Professional Standards and Practice. . Read more...



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