Specialist equipment for topographic surveying

Equipment

The Leica Viva GS14 is a compact and powerful GNSS smart antenna, suited for any measuring task with integrated mobile communications and UHF modem. The Leica Viva GS14 is easy-to-use with its convenient and integrated design. With Leica Viva TS15 the addition of advanced imaging functionality and the Leica SmartWorx Viva easy-to-use onboard software makes the fastest total station even faster!

Leica Viva TS15 adds an advanced image sensor to the already proven total station sensors. With unique capture-sketch-link functionality, total station images can be captured, enhanced with sketching and linked to any point of interest. With tap-turn-measure any remote point can be measured without returning to the total station. Every vision on every scale becomes reality with ease.

The V-Line 3D Terrestrial Laser Scanner RIEGL VZ-1000 provides high speed, non-contact data acquisition for ranges from just a few metres up to 1400m using a narrow infrared laser beam and a fast scanning mechanism. High-accuracy laser ranging is based upon RIEGL’s unique echo digitization and online waveform processing, which allows achieving superior measurement capability even under adverse atmospheric conditions and the evaluation of multiple target echoes. The line scanning mechanism is based upon a fast rotating multi-facet polygonal mirror, which provides fully linear, unidirectional and parallel scan lines.

The RIEGL VZ-1000 is a very compact and lightweight surveying instrument, mountable even under limited space conditions.

Applications

Applications are wide ranging, including topography, mining, as-built surveying, architecture, archaeology, monitoring, civil engineering and city modelling.

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Who can use the facility?

We are committed to sharing our facilities and associated expertise with external academic and industrial collaborators. To make an enquiry please contact Dr Jonathan Carrivick, e: j.l.carrivick@leeds.ac.uk.

Location

School of Geography