Qassim Fields Questions on Standards of Accuracy and Smartphone Apps to Determine Volume

In his monthly Mapping Matters column in the Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing journal, Woolpert VP and Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah responds to a reader asking about whether ASPRS has published a standard for volume computation accuracy and whether there is a smartphone application that employs photos to determine volume.

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Also, immediately following Qassim’s column is a shoutout to those who have recently been certified or recertified by ASPRS. Congrats to all, including Woolpert’s Melissa Martin, Crystal Childress and Grant Twilley!