Articles by Dennis J. Mouland, PLS

Progress on the Manual: The next BLM manual edition and your state laws.

You’ve heard it was coming for years. But after a couple of false starts, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) plans to have the next edition of the Manual of Surveying Instructions published in 2009.
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Are you using "junk math"?
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All that money and nowhere to spend it.
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The surveyor's new clothes.
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Offsets: Professional giving.

I am convinced that being a professional of any kind requires us to give on a professional level as well.
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Offsets: U.N. debates Martian Cadastre.

One of the most exciting events of the new century will be the division of the Martian surface into land parcels for individuals, businesses and governments to colonize the new world.
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Offsets: Bully, Buffoon, Silent Partners and Associates.

Sometimes I cannot help but reflect on how poorly organized a group can be.
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Offsets: Surveying psychiatry.

It might seem simple to treat the common ailments of the surveying profession...
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The dark side of surveying.
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Web Exclusive: Offsets

Really dumb test questions.
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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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