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.

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Technical Workflows on the Job Site Using 3D Laser Scanning

The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.


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.

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