Emily Vass

Emily is the Associate Editor of Point of Beginning. She can be reached at 248/244-6465.


The Journey Begins

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A dedication at Monticello honors Thomas Jefferson for his visionary role in conceiving and initiating the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
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What’s In a Name?

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Venerable Ashtech brand retired in an effort to unify Thales Navigation’s product offerings.
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Surveyors of Presidential Proportion

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Statues of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington as young surveyors pay tribute to the profession.
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Web Exclusive! Connecting with DOTs

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A guide to finding and obtaining work through state and federal departments of transportation.
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Web Exclusive: District of Columbia Launches DC Atlas

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New GIS tool gives District employees access to better information.
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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.


POB August 2014

2014 August

In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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