News

NSPS Praises Congressional Call to Revoke Davis-Bacon Policy

No Comments

The NSPS praised members of congress for urging Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to reverse the department's decision to unilaterally extend the Davis-Bacon Act requirements to survey technicians. 


Read More

PBS Series Uses Scanner Technology on Ancient Structures

No Comments
The PBS series "Time Scanners" debuts July 1. The show uses modern laser scanners to learn about ancient structures.


Read More

Innovative System Ensures Vertical Alignment of Gerald Desmond Bridge

By Angus Stocking LS
One Comment
The Gerald Desmond Bridge is being replaced with California’s first long span, cable-stayed bridge, with an additional 50 feet of clearance, making it one of the tallest cable-stayed bridges in the United States. 


Read More

FAA Approves First Commercial UAS Flights Over Land

No Comments

Surveys will check pipelines, infrastructure on Alaska north slope

 


Read More

How Does Pirker Decision Affect UAS Flight

By Joe Paiva PhD, PS, P
2 Comments

 To fly or not to fly … That is the question. Or at least that’s the question for those in the United States who are engaged in developing their businesses with an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) component.  


Read More

NOAA Digital Coast Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer

No Comments
With the addition of South Carolina data to the Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer, the Southeast region states join the West Coast, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic states in having access to coastal flooding scenarios and uncertainty maps as well as marsh migration, social vulnerability, and flood frequency visualizations. 


Read More

Trimble Acquires Assets of European Engineering and Construction Accessories Company

No Comments

Trimble announced that it has acquired the assets of privately-held GeoDesy and GeoDesy Free Space Optics.


Read More

Canadian firm helps in search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight

No Comments

 The Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency (MRSA) has been utilizing recent access to RADARSAT-2 information to aid in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.  


Read More

National Surveyors Week

No Comments

 This week is National Surveyors Week. What are you doing in recognition of this week?


Read More

NASA Purchases Leica Equipment for Space Program

Viva TS15 robotic total stations and Nova MS50 will provide monitoring and scanning capabilities in support of new heavy-lift rocket.
No Comments

Viva TS15 robotic total stations and Nova MS50 will provide monitoring and scanning capabilities in support of new heavy-lift rocket.


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

POB

POB September 2014

2014 September

In this September 2014 issue of POB, we take a look at a book that reveals how a rare-map dealer made millions stealing ancient maps. Also, discover the secrets of a 21st-century surveyor and how technology enables small surveying businesses to ease growing pains and maximize their potential.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Surveying Career

Would you recommend surveying as a career to a current college student?
View Results Poll Archive

Point of Beginning Store

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\POB\epubsite\Statues-pic-large.gif
Surveyor Statues

The perfect gift or award for any special occasion.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Geo Locator

Buyers Guide

The #1 buyers' guide for land surveyors and geomatics professionals. Search listings for software and equipment manufacturers, equipment dealers and professional services. CLICK HERE to view GeoLocator.

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter logo  LinkedIn logo  YouTube logoRPLS small logo

Google +