Surveying & Mapping Education

Editor's Points: Why We Revere Trimble Dimensions So Much

Full disclosure: The first time I ever heard the phrase “user conference” uttered, I shuddered a little.


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Bringing Robotic Technology to the Guatemalan Highlands

Our experience actually began in September, 2013, when my office was approached to provide surveying instruction to Dr. Eugenia Robinson, a Professor of Anthropology at Montgomery College in Maryland.


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Webinar About Leica's Cyclone 9.0 Software

Register for a webinar about point cloud software.


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eGPS Solutions, Inc. Strengthens Support with Addition of Leica Geosystems Solutions

 A recognized leader in survey training, service and support in the Southeast, eGPS Solutions is now an authorized dealer for Leica Geosystems.


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GIS Tutorial for Health, an Essential Book for Students and Analysts Alike

Esri Press Releases Fifth Edition of GIS Tutorial for Health
Esri Press Releases Fifth Edition of GIS Tutorial for Health


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As laser scanners become more popular, the need for training grows

 Two-thirds of laser scanner users plan to take training but only one-quarter of users believe there is adequate training available. 


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BNP Media Becomes Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs

Prestigious accreditation demonstrates commitment to high-quality lifelong learning.


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Webinar about Cyclone and CloudWorx

Learn about Cyclone and CloudWorx in a free webinar.


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Third-generation surveyor follows in his relatives' footsteps in western Washington

 Working near the south shore of the Puget Sound in western Washington, Andy Holman learned much from a young age. He learned about honesty and integrity. He learned about taking pride in one’s work. And he learned to stay away from the three-leaved plant that appeared everywhere. 


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Students learn surveying at new Minnesota Vikings stadium

When the new Minnesota Vikings stadium was announced, it became the most expensive construction project in Minnesota history, at about $950 million. EVS, Inc. took an innovative approach and assembled a team of local small and disadvantaged businesses to perform 90 percent of the total civil engineering contract.
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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.

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2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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