Michael J. Pallamary PLS

Michael Pallamary has been surveying real property since 1971. He is a founding member of the Land Surveyors Advisory Council on Technical Standards (www.lsacts.com) and he is the author of Lay of the Land – The History of Land Surveying in San Diego, available at www.authorhouse.com


Conspiring for Land

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Trouble was lurking on the edge of Lake of the Pines, California...

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The Unforgiving Boundary

By Michael J. Pallamary PLS
My first foray along the international border between the United States and Mexico occurred nearly 30 years ago. When I opened my surveying business in 1981, I elected to focus my practice in the backcountry where the land was raw, the scenery unique and the survey work challenging.
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Opinion: Good contracts make for good clients.

By Michael J. Pallamary PLS
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It identifies the contracting parties, describes the tasks to be performed and establishes a framework for legal guidance. The contract is a basic element of business, and its principal function is to provide clarity in the event of a dispute. 
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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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