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May 19th, 2017

What's new at GHA

drones | #technology

Whats new at GHA & Hodge?

Our latest initiative is working on integrating a UAV platform (drone) into our workflow.  We are collaborating with a licensed drone operator Dennis Carbo (above) who provides the infrastructure to collect aerial 3d data to augment our ground data collected by traditional surveying methods.  We are impressed by the clarity of the photos and the density of the data.   So far we have concentrated on ironing out the details of the data collection process and how to combine it with systems currently in place. 

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Photos credit to the amazing: Matt Branscombe from BSC Photo Studio 

 

About Adam Hoffman

Hoffman began his surveying career back in 1978 when he worked for his uncle, Bernard Godfrey. After graduating from Paul Smith’s College, he worked his way from rod-man to transit-man and eventually party-chief. In 1988 when Adam received his Land Surveying license, he and Mr. Godfrey formed Godfrey-Hoffman Associates. After 12 years of a great partnership, Mr. Godfrey retired which left Mr. Hoffman with the entire business.

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