Richard Leu PLS

Richard Leu is a licensed land surveyor from Marion, Iowa, and is president of the Surveyors Historical Society. For more information about SHS, visit


Web Exclusive: Unexpected Connections

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One of the most fascinating aspects of historical research is the unexpected relationships that pop up among seemingly unrelated topics. For example, I’ve always liked the bright colors and simple design of Fiesta Dinnerware. ...
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Honoring Our Origins

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If you can survey in Ohio, you can survey anywhere (or so the saying goes). The Surveyors Historical Society (SHS) Surveyors Rendezvous ’08 was held Sept. 11-13 in Akron, Ohio, and was jointly sponsored by SHS and the Gathering of Potential Surveyors, a University of Akron student group. ...
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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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