In this issue we feature a letter that asks whether South African Professionals are practising surveying or geomatics. The complexity of the real world of geomatics can easily be noticed by the level of misunderstanding emanating from the use of the two terms; surveying and geomatics. A traditional surveyor, who has practiced for at least 10 years performing cadastral and/or engineering and/or mining surveying, would wonder from where this new term geomatics emerged… (more)