Joshua Greenfeld PhD

Joshua Greenfeld, PhD, is the surveying program coordinator at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, N.J.


A Body of Knowledge

In February, two bills altering the licensing requirements for surveying in rural areas were introduced in the Alabama Legislature. In a news story on the bills, the following rationale was given: “PVC pipe made everyone a plumber. The wire welder made everybody a welder. GPS made everyone a surveyor.”1 This perception of the profession should be of great concern to the surveying community.

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Geospatially connected

The use of GIS in local government is a reality that can no longer be denied. Parcel-based information systems are being compiled and stored in GIS formats for many in-house and public uses. The development of GIS benefits local government most when agencies get the best professional help.

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GIS Get Involved, Surveyors!

An analytical perspective on surveyors and GIS activities across the nation.
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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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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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