Surveying & Mapping Education

AUVSI, MAPPS to Host Webinar on Mapping, UAS

Webinar will take place Dec. 18 from 3-4 p.m. EST

Webinar will take place Dec. 18 from 3-4 p.m. EST


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URISA to Offer Online GIS Training

GIS Program Management will be available over three days in December.

GIS Program Management will be available over three days in December.


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Aerial Services to Host Free Webinar

“Webmapping Solutions: Technology and Tips” will take place Nov. 13

“Webmapping Solutions: Technology and Tips” will take place Nov. 13


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Oregon Tech Offers Online Classes in GIS, Surveying

Geomatics department will start online offerings on Sept. 30.

Geomatics department will start online offerings on Sept. 30.


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How Do You Determine Accuracy in Mapping?

Swimming in a sea of data, mapping professionals need to understand precision, accuracy and variance

 All maps are wrong. Get used to it! Maps are an abstraction of the real world and as such only approximate reality. Each layer of orthos or LiDAR data comprises dozens, if not millions, of measurements about location.  


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Charles Mason Receives Memorial Stone at Burial Site

Surveyors Rendezvous pays tribute to famous surveyor and 250th anniversary of Mason-Dixon Line.

Ceremony highlights surveyor’s legacy and 250th anniversary of Mason-Dixon Line.


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Surveyors Commemorate the Mason-Dixon Line

Surveyors Rendezvous helps dedicate official Pennsylvania state historical marker at southernmost point of Philadelphia.

Attendees at the Surveyors Rendezvous in Philadelphia continued to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Mason-Dixon survey.


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Surveyors Rendezvous Set to Celebrate Mason-Dixon Line

Group will dedicate memorial at Charles Mason’s burial site at annual event in Philadelphia

History weighs on Chas Langelan.


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The Man Who Changed the History of Ohio

A look behind the mystery setting the state's northern border.

The mystery surrounding the establishment of Ohio's northern border.


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The History of Writing the History of Surveying in Ohio

In the 1960s, the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers’ magazine, “Ohio Engineer,” published several articles about surveying in Ohio by J. Merrill Weed, a prominent engineer and writer. 


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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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POB December 2014 Cover

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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