Articles by Christine L. Grahl

Risky Business

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It’s a project manager’s worst nightmare--an employee becomes seriously injured on the job. Although accidents can happen to anyone, the goal is always prevention.
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Buried Treasure

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One afternoon in early 2010, Joey Stanger, president of Stanger Surveying Tyler LLC, took a call. On the line was the pipeline manager for an existing client, a local oil and gas company. “I have a problem,” the pipeline manager said, “and I’m wondering if you can help.”
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No Room to Gamble

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Precise control and careful data management are crucial to ensuring an adequate water supply for Las Vegas Valley.
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Editor's Points: Positioning with Confidence

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Earlier this year, I posted a note on RPLS.com, POB’s online professional community, asking what topics readers would like to see covered in upcoming issues.
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Technology Profile: Getting to the Point

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The libLAS open source LAS LiDAR library is having a ripple effect on LiDAR data access and processing.
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Sight Lines: Is Your Business Style Effective?

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In the business world, there’s a constant cycle of comparison and contrast. Every client is looking for the “best service,” but what that means will vary depending on the client’s personality and the needs of the project.
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Sight Lines: How Will Mobile Mapping Affect Your Business?

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From the pages of POB to conferences on laser scanning and LiDAR, it’s hard to escape the evidence that mobile mapping is the wave of the future. But talk to the average surveyor, and you’ll find that there’s still a lot of skepticism about the technology and its potential.
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Editor's Points: Accomplishing More by Working Together

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Put people in a crisis situation, and one of two things usually happens: Either they fall apart and become helpless, or they find skills they didn’t know they had and figure out innovative ways to work collaboratively with others to overcome the hardship.
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Editor's points: A tale of two professions.

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It was the best of times to be a surveyor, it was the worst of times to be a surveyor …
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Editor's Points: Where do you fit in?

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Lately it seems as if many of the trends and technologies in the surveying and mapping professions are converging.
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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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The purpose of this webinar is to dig into different laser scanning workflows and techniques.

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POB September 2014

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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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