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What Does it Mean to Survey Property?

I recently posted this question on a message board and received more than a few responses. This was by no means a scientific study, but the resulting comments, many of which strayed way off topic, confirmed what I have already come to realize. The answer to this question lies largely in the eyes of the beholder.


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GIS on the Border

Enterprise solutions streamline binational governance and management of flood control assets between the U.S. and Mexico.
For more than 100 years, the Mexican and United States sections of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) have worked in tandem to carry out the provisions of the various boundary and water treaties


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Liberated Beavers and Cavorting Catfish

A student recently asked if court opinions ever discussed beavers and their propensity for obstructing streams and ditches.
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A Baseline to Remember

The Culver-Davies Memorial Baseline in Ohio is a monument to the power of persistence and teamwork.
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The 'Lucky' Surveyor

I’ve never had any luck. I can’t win at poker, although I enjoy the game. 

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Don't Give Up on Acquiescence

Acquiescence can have many meanings, depending on the court in which the word is spoken.
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Objective Uncertainty

Fundamental to a well-reasoned opinion on the location of property boundaries, also known as a survey of property, is being able to properly interpret a deed. Proper interpretation of a deed requires understanding uncertainty.
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Doctrine of Merger

At the outset, it would appear that the doctrine of merger falls well within the province of the legal profession, but the land surveyor can glean valuable lessons--and thereby avoid some professional blunders--from an understanding of the various issues relating to this principle.
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Title v. Location

Black’s1 defines “title” in the real property sense as the “formal right of ownership of property.
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Value Pricing: Step 3: Develop Service and Pricing Options

Last month, we discussed pricing the client rather than pricing the work. Once you have identified your price, should you then present your one price to the client and wait for a yes or no answer?
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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 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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