Pipeline Geomatics: Practice and Innovation
As with any discipline, both pipelining and geomatics are constantly evolving. Changes are motivated by regulatory and technological advances as well as public opinion and perception. These changes, combined with the natural evolution of geomatics and the business of pipelines, result in the emergence of new practices and processes. Through this emergence, innovations are made upturning previous processes and practices and materializing new paradigms. This final chapter provides a discussion on current trends that are gaining momentum and offers some insight into how these trends are having an impact within the pipeline business.