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Precise to a Fault: How GPS Revolutionized Seismic Research Precise to a Fault: How GPS Revolutionized Seismic Research
Measuring the motion of plates relative to each other is a key challenge in understanding plate tectonics. Geoscientists use GPS to make precise measurements of position and ground motion. Photo Credit: Eric Calais
California Hospitals Seismic Safety Laws: Instrumentation of the New San Francisco General Hospital California Hospitals Seismic Safety Laws: Instrumentation of the New San Francisco General Hospital
Trimble’s REF TEK strong motion seismic instrumentation is used on California’s program of Hospital retrofits and rebuilds.
REF TEK REF TEK's Strong Motion Structural Monitoring Technology Is Used On The Aswan Dams
REF TEK A Division of Trimble was awarded the contract to design, supply and commission a strong motion instrumentation network for the two Aswan dams in Egypt.
REF TEK REF TEK's Strong Motion Structural Monitoring Technology on the Port Mann Bridge
REF TEK a Division of Trimble was awarded the contract in 2011 to supply and commission a strong motion instrumentation network on the new Port Man Bridge. In 2013 REF TEK was awarded the contract to provide similar instrumentation to monitor the new South Fraser Perimeter Road.
A Country in Motion A Country in Motion
Scientists in India use GNSS and Trimble solutions to study the nation’s seismic activity.
Monitoring: A Fast Growing Discipline Monitoring: A Fast Growing Discipline
As real estate developments are underway in London, constructors and geotechnical advisors look to Trimble 4D Control Software for fully automated, real-time and reliable analysis of monitoring data to ensure safety and compliance.
When the Earth Quakes When the Earth Quakes
For more than two decades, GNSS has played a central role in understanding the movement of the Earth’s surface. Today, GNSS helps plan, manage, and respond to seismic emergencies.
Monitoring Rockslides on Norway’s Fjords Monitoring Rockslides on Norway’s Fjords
The Norwegian government and its local Early-Warning Center look to Trimble’s sophisticated monitoring tools including a GNSS network and the Trimble 4D Control Software to detect and monitor downslope movements of what is expected to be the largest potential rockslide deep in the scenic Norwegian fjords
Surveying Underground: Building a Conveyor Belt for an Illinois Limestone Mine Surveying Underground: Building a Conveyor Belt for an Illinois Limestone Mine
Trimble VRS networking technology helps survey crews perform a topographic survey of a mine's tunnel.
Changing the Channel: Advanced Technology Helps Improve a Vital Shipping Route Changing the Channel: Advanced Technology Helps Improve a Vital Shipping Route
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers uses Trimble VRS networking technology to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel which provides access to three vital U.S. ports.
Haiti and Chile: Measuring Major Earthquakes Haiti and Chile: Measuring Major Earthquakes
Trimble's existing VRS infrastructure technology in place in both Haiti and Chile proves valuable in measuring ground movement and to help with emergency management and disaster recovery.
Big Step for a Small Country: Trimble Technology Helps a Developing Country Move Forward Big Step for a Small Country: Trimble Technology Helps a Developing Country Move Forward
A Trimble reference network in Benin assists the developing western African country in creating a land titling and records system.
Standing High Above Africa: Mt. Kilimanjaro Standing High Above Africa: Mt. Kilimanjaro
An international team of scientists and GNSS experts seeks a new level of precision for Africa's highest peak—Tanzania's Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Giving a Boost to Energy Development Giving a Boost to Energy Development
A Trimble VRS network aids crews surveying one of the largest onshore deposits of natural gas in the U.S.—the Barnett Shale formation in Texas.
Stopping a Landslide in Austria Stopping a Landslide in Austria
Using GNSS to measure a mass on the move
A New Model of History: Developing a GIS of the Acropolis A New Model of History: Developing a GIS of the Acropolis
Trimble VRS networking technology is used to help create a GIS that will provide the most detailed and accurate description ever made of the Acropolis.
Strategies for Pipeline Surveys Strategies for Pipeline Surveys
Trimble VRS networking technology is used to help determine the optimum alignment for a new desalination plant's pipeline in Australia.
Trimble Technology Keeps Wisconsin Trimble Technology Keeps Wisconsin's I-94 Project on Time
3D models and Trimble VRS networking technology combine to keep a huge highway construction project on schedule in Wisconsin.
Finding New Opportunities in Monitoring Finding New Opportunities in Monitoring
Surveying professionals predict, prevent and make sense of movement of critical infrastructure through monitoring, one of the profession's oldest growing disciplines.
Sharpening the Razor Sharpening the Razor's Edge in Alberta's "Gasoline Alley"
Canadian province of Alberta uses Trimble VRS networking technology to complete the survey and design of the largest highway project in the region.
A Smooth Road to the Beijing Summer Olympics A Smooth Road to the Beijing Summer Olympics
With the 2008 Summer Olympics just around the corner, preparations in Beijing are moving forward at a tremendous pace. Numerous engineering projects are underway and Trimble technology is helping ensure the Olympic Games will open smoothly.
A Long Survey: California A Long Survey: California's Delta-Mendota Canal is Measured
A Trimble VRS Network is used to survey one of California's longest canals in order to update the right-of-way and boundary grid and to set targets for the aerial survey.
In the Wake of a Hurricane In the Wake of a Hurricane
Trimble VRS networks are used in post-Katrina surveys of the damage in New Orleans and surrounding areas.
Innovative Surveying for an Innovative Stadium Innovative Surveying for an Innovative Stadium
The National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts new stadium is technological marvel. Lucas Oil Stadium was built in just over two years and VRS technology played a key role for surveyors working on this project.
Rebuilding the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago Rebuilding the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago
Trimble VRS networks help make the largest expressway rebuild in Chicago history more accurate and more efficient.
Crossing the Pitt River Crossing the Pitt River
Trimble VRS technology plays a key role in the construction of a cable-stay bridge across the Pitt River in British Columbia, Canada.
Unique in Europe?Construction is Under Way on the International Congress Center in Germany Unique in Europe?Construction is Under Way on the International Congress Center in Germany
Stuttgart is the home of Germany's largest construction site. When finished, the International Congress Center will be a modern, state of the art conference and exhibition center and Trimble technology played a key part in the surveying and construction.
Mining Down Under?Coal Pit Mining in Queensland, Australia Mining Down Under?Coal Pit Mining in Queensland, Australia
Surveyors at the Curragh Coal Mine rely on satellite signals to record volumes and orientations of the various coal seams running through the mine. Trimble technology, hardware and software make it possible.
Revealing the Mountains of the Moon Revealing the Mountains of the Moon
Uganda's Rwenzori Mountains continue to amaze researchers. These mysterious snow-capped peaks near the Equator and the source of the Nile River are part of an amazingly diverse environment that includes tropical rainforests, lakes, marshes, grasslands and glaciers.
China Earthquake Recovery China Earthquake Recovery
Rapid Response?Trimble GNSS Infrastructure technology delivers fast start to China's recovery from a devasting earthquake in Sichuan Province.
Satellites, Dams and Earthquakes Satellites, Dams and Earthquakes
Exciting things happen when Trimble GNSS Infrastructure technology monitors a Washington dam.
Getting Into Deep Water Getting Into Deep Water
Trimble's VRS technology plays part in the analysis and repair of a large parking garage in Elgin, Illinois. What makes this story so interesting is that most of the garage is built on hundreds of large concrete cylinders that span the Fox River.
Trimble VRS Networks Around the World Trimble VRS Networks Around the World
From Europe to the United States and from to Canada and China, Trimble VRS networks are popping up all over the world and are assisting positioning professionals in a variety of different industries.
University of Minnesota VRS Network, Sophisticated Driver Interface Join to Increase the Use of Public Transportation University of Minnesota VRS Network, Sophisticated Driver Interface Join to Increase the Use of Public Transportation
A Trimble VRS network and a technologically advanced driver interface help drivers better utilize bus-only shoulders, thereby increasing overall safety and boosting public transportation ridership.