Items Tagged with 'forensic surveying'


Forensic Surveyor Examines King’s Assassination

The television show “America Declassified” will take a look at the work of Jack McAdoo.
By Jack McAdoo
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The television show “America Declassified” will take a look at the work of Jack McAdoo.

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Preserving Auburn's Roots

By Angus W. Stocking LS
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The Auburn-Alabama intrastate football rivalry is ranked by ESPN as one of the 10 most intense rivalries in all of sports, right up there with Frazier-Ali and Yankees-Red Sox. In fact, competition is so intense that the Iron Bowl had to be held in Birmingham (a neutral site midway between the two schools) for 40 years--and that was after a 40-year period (1908-1948) when the game was cancelled entirely.
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Burden of Proof

By Robert Galvin
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Surveying and civil engineering firms increasingly are discovering a potentially strong new niche for client work: forensic surveying. Although not new, this market segment is growing, with a constant need for professional surveyors who can apply their experience and skills in applications involving serious accidents or crimes.
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Editor's Points: What's the problem?

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One of my friends was recently sharing some of his frustrations about the economy. 
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Seven Myths About Laser Scanning

By Fred Bermudez PSM and Allen Nobles LS
Over the last few years, surveyors have been bombarded with articles and information on laser scanning. But how much of it is hype, and how much of it is reality? After all, the traditional surveying tools still work just fine.
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Traversing the Law: Forensic Surveying.

By Jeffery N. Lucas, PLS, Esq.
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There are reasons to survey property other than for the determination of property boundaries.
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A Crash Course in Forensic Scanning

By Steven M. Schorr, PE
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For many years, folding rulers, tape measures and black and white photography were the standard tools of the trade for collision reconstruction engineers. Armed with these tools, experts collected as much data as possible to evaluate a collision sequence. In those days, as it does today, the quality of the data collected directly affected the accuracy and the depth of the analysis.
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Supplying the Proof

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Forensic surveying requires extreme precision
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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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