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

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

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The Unforgiving Boundary

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.

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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2014 December

In this December 2014 issue of POB, we celebrate our 40th year, and take a look at how we began. Also, see how an innovative approach helped a surveying firm provide fast and accurate volume reporting for the aggregates industry.

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