Italo Oliveira Ferreira is a professor in Geomatic Engineering at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV). He is a geomatic engineer with a Master’s and Doctorate in Spatial Information (Geodesy and Hydrography). He has experience in the geosciences, working mainly on the following topics: hydrography, geodesy, Lidar, observation adjustment, geostatistics and quality control. He is also the coordinator and founder of the Study and Research Group on Hydrographic Surveys (GEPLH-UFV).