Joseph D. Fenicle, PS

Joseph D. Fenicle, PS, is chief surveyor for the Office of the Fulton County Engineer, Wauseon, Ohio. He can be reached at


What Lies Beneath

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In the first part of this article (April 2011 POB), I spoke of the importance of preserving land corners, which include monuments, references and memorials. I asked readers to share what techniques they use and whether their applicable states have a law enforcing land corner recordation.
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A Bench Mark in Time

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On May 14, 2000, I walked across the stage at the University of Akron with my new degree in hand. I was one of only four survey program graduates who attended the commencement ceremony ...
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Web Exclusive: My Survey Truck

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Like each survey plat we produce, each surveyor has a unique way of setting up his or her own survey truck. What does your truck look like?
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An Eagle Eye

By Joseph D. Fenicle, PS
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In 2005, I performed an ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey of a very large tract of property along Lake Erie in southeast Michigan. Sounds straightforward, but there was a challenge that lay before me: The lakefront property contained an active bald eagle nest.
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Web-Exclusive! Communicating Through Time With Maps

By Joseph D. Fenicle, PS
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A visit to a map exhibit at The Field Museum in Chicago leads a surveyor to ponder the impact of his own mapmaking process on future generations.

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The Corner Connection

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When I started as chief surveyor with the Office of the Fulton County Engineer in Ohio in late 2005, I discovered a large spreadsheet with hundreds of section corner and property controlling corner data.
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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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