Civil Engineering - Smarter Spaces

| March 1, 2018

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Canadian 3D geospatial experts Smarter Spaces engaged in a partnership with the University of New Brunswick (UNB) to laser scan a tunnel in a hydroelectric dam - producing a point cloud model to be overlaid with photogrammetry. The Grand Falls Generating Station is a hydroelectric dam built in 1931 on the Saint John River in the Canadian province of New Brunswick and is operated by the NB Power corporation.

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