Article of the Month in 2021

FIG publishes each month the Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors. This article can be picked up from an FIG conference or another event or it can be a paper written directly for this purpose.


  • March 2021 is written Greet Deruyter, Lars De Sloover, Jeffrey Verbeurgt, Alain De Wulf, Belgium And Sander Vos, The Netherlands Macrotidal Beach Monitoring (Belgium) using Hypertemporal Terrestrial Lidar In this paper, they start by presenting the first results achieved with the current methodology. Next, they analyze the results from a 10-day measurement campaign and highlight the tide-dominated beach morphology.

  • February 2021 is written Georgios Kapogiannis, Tianlun Yang, Ryan Jonathan And Craig Matthew Hancock, China An Innovative Dynamic Gamificative BIM environment This paper is about how technology evolution through innovation and helped the team to develop a such Gamificative BIM environment that eventually could change the way humans interact and however improve the human information modeling experience.