In much the same way that GPS and, by extension, machine control have changed the complexion of the construction industry, precision measuring instrumentation is steadily revolutionizing a host of trades and their approach toward their respective businesses.
Your article from [GeoDataPoint, December 2016] elicited a couple of comments.
From your article, Shannon Doyle, GISP, highlighted a number of different ways one might go about defining a professional of any kind.
It began with an “oath of values,” a common practice in 1815 when the field crews for the survey of the Louisiana Purchase were sworn in and began the rigorous work of defining the Initial Point for the survey.
Henry Nass loves numbers, especially prime numbers. He’s also an advocate for teaching math skills, and he keeps finding creative ways of calling attention to the numbers around us in hopes of kindling more interest in the study of mathematics.
One of the most common — and erroneous — arguments contributing to the proliferation of purported corner markers representing a single corner is the idea that modern subdivision regulations and field procedures somehow supersede the more traditional legal principles relating to boundary retracement.
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.