Robert Jones, RLS

Robert Jones is a registered land surveyor in Wisconsin and Illinois, and project manager with National Survey & Engineering in Brookfield, Wis. He is the designer of Boundless and currently working with a professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to perform interval estimation of the company's static GPS observations tied to CORS in order to establish a foundation for survey-grade GIS.

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Redefining Spatial Boundaries

One of the most common problems land surveyors face is the re-establishment of site control that has been destroyed or removed. The ability to spatially coordinate and manage surveys within a GIS environment that simultaneously unifies, integrates and perpetuates surveys with survey-grade accuracy is an attractive idea to many. Recovering what can be decades-old site control to perform resurveys can be challenging. And assembling and analyzing volumes of data from prior surveys to efficiently perform new surveys compounds the work effort.
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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 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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