Kris Kline PLS

Kris Kline is president of 2Point Inc. (www.2point.net), Alexander, N.C. He can be reached at kkline@buncombe.main.nc.us.

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Railroad Rights-of-Way: Brandt Living Trust v. United States

On March 10, 2014, the U.S. Supreme court handed down a ruling of immediate interest to surveyors across the nation.


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Getting to the Bottom of Subsurface Rights

 Mineral rights and mining interests in land have become more critical than ever in recent years, and disputes over conflicting property rights are common.  


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Breaking Down the Rules of Construction

Surveyors deal with the rules of construction each time they read a deed and attempt to walk in the footsteps of the original surveyor. While it would be tempting to refer to these as basic principles, the permutations found among the many jurisdictions that make up the nation seem anything but “basic.”
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Can We Agree to Disagree?

The scene: Two adjoining landowners on good terms with each other decide that the boundary line between them just really isn’t in a convenient location.


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Knowledge in the Face of Adversity, Part 2

Last month, we began a discussion on gathering evidence relating to adverse possession.Last month, we began a discussion on gathering evidence relating to adverse possession.
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Knowledge in the face of adversity, part 1

The discovery of evidence of apparent possession of lands not included in the written legal description of the possessor is a familiar occurrence for most surveyors.
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Opinion: Don't abandon principles when surveying subdivisions.

Few problems faced by surveyors are as common as the discovery of one or more additional iron rods, pipes or rebar in the immediate vicinity of an original subdivision lot corner. 
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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 November

In this November 2014 issue of POB, we cover one company's effort to help find good employees. Also, read how drug and alcohol abuse among workers is a tough but necessary conversation.

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