Items Tagged with 'Land surveying'


Texas Military Forces utilize sextants and centuries old surveying techniques

By Captain Martha Nigrelle
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Texas Military Forces utilizes methods used by Lewis and Clark at Camp Mabry
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Superstorm Sandy: The (Survey) Miracle of Route 35

A look back at how surveyors rallied in recovery efforts.
By Angus W. Stocking, LS

A look back at how surveyors rallied in recovery efforts.

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South Carolina Group Honors Surveyor Posthumously

Frankie Manhardt, who died of cancer in May, was named the state’s surveyor of the year
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Frankie Manhardt, who died of cancer in May, received a posthumous honor from the SCSPLS.

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Carlson Survey 2014 Offers Added Geodetic Support

The latest version of the software also has an enhanced 3D viewer
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Survey’s 2014 version provides support for AutoCAD201.

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Midland Surveying Awarded HUBZone Status by SBA

Midland Surveying received HUBZone certification from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA).
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Midland Surveying received HUBZone certification from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA).  

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What Does it Mean to Survey Property?

By Jeffery N. Lucas, PLS, Esq.
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.
By Kristi Teykl GISP
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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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Fence Line Surveyors–Did They Get a Bad Rap?

At this late date in the history of land surveying, surprisingly and sadly, there is no clear definition of what it means to survey property.
By Jeffery N. Lucas, PLS, Esq.
For one surveyor, it can mean simply utilizing the measurements (bearings and distances) in the client’s deed, acquiring a starting point and an azimuth

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Who Owns Your Survey Data?

By Zhong Chen
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In a digital age when projects routinely generate vast amounts of data that can be readily repurposed, the question of who owns the data becomes increasingly important.
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Superstorm Recovery

By Angus Stocking LS
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A combination of progressive technology, high standards and excellent service allows a New York firm to thrive despite challenges.
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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.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EDT

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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