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Saturday, 10 October 2015 Parable of the 2015 Fire Chad Erikson, PS
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 The Sky is Falling! John M. Knox, PLS
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 The Land Around You (Condensed) Gregory H. Clark, PLS
Monday, 05 January 2015 The Savvy Surveyor R. William Glassey, P.L.S.
Saturday, 15 March 2014 WOW! I’m an LSIT!! (uuhh – NOW what do I do?) Jerry Anderson, PS
Friday, 14 March 2014 Newly Released Documentary Shows Little Being Done about the Nation’s Infrastructure after I-35W Collapse Barry LePatner
Saturday, 23 November 2013 Surveyors Role in History: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy—The Trial of Clay Shaw Cyn Rene’ Whitfield
Tuesday, 09 July 2013 The Mapping of Western North America Geoff Miller
Thursday, 20 June 2013 Infrastructure in Crisis: 6 Ways to Fund the Nation’s Urgently Needed Infrastructure Repairs Barry LePatner
Thursday, 02 May 2013 San Jose Battles Food Insecurity with Integrated Geospatial Technologies Trimble Mapping & GIS Division
Friday, 26 April 2013 Ending Business as Usual: How Project Owners Can Free Themselves from Unwarranted Construction Cost Overruns Barry LePatner
Thursday, 14 February 2013 It’s About Time for “Fix It First”: Why One Expert Approves of President Obama’s Plan for Repairing the Nation’s Infrastructure Barry LePatner
Saturday, 08 December 2012 The Last Point Jerry Anderson, PS
Monday, 26 November 2012 Measurement is Dead; Long Live Measurement Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Friday, 03 August 2012 Surveyor 2.0 - The Next Generation Joe Sass
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 I-35W Bridge Collapse 5th Anniversary (8/1)--Are Our Bridges Any Safer? Barry B. LePatner
Monday, 25 June 2012 Lifecycle Surveys, Aerial LiDAR Mapping Improves Mining Efficiency, Safety and Reduces Costs LiDAR Services International
Thursday, 14 June 2012 Public Service Announcement: Beware, The Ticks Have Arrived Early David Mann, LS
Thursday, 29 March 2012 St. Charles Parish Overcomes GNSS Signal Shadow Issues with Trimble Floodlight Technology Trimble Mapping & GIS Division
Monday, 27 February 2012 References for Four-Part Series: Frames for the Future: New Datum Definitions for Modernization of the U.S. NSRS David H. Minkel and Michael L. Dennis
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 Trimble Handhelds Help Latvian Rural Support Service Manage EU Agricultural Program Trimble Mapping & GIS Division
Monday, 28 November 2011 The North American Land Surveyors and The 2011 David Thompson Columbia Brigade Denny & Delores DeMeyer
Tuesday, 28 June 2011 Four Corners, a Theme Wes Vanderhorst, PLS
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 New Report Tells of U.S. Coast Survey Scientific Role in the Civil War NOAA Office of Coast Survey - John Cloud, Ph.D.
Thursday, 16 June 2011 The Face of Surveying - ACSM and NSPS J. Anthony Cavell, LS
Friday, 03 June 2011 The 2009 BLM Manual of Surveying Instructions – Why and How Landon Blake, LS
Monday, 16 May 2011 Refinement of the Geoid—The Gravity Probe B Experiment Marc Cheves, LS
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 Best Strategies for Securing a Vested Development Right Joel B. Miller, Psomas
Friday, 15 April 2011 Geodetic Surveyor Certification and/or Professional Registration Herbert W. Stoughton, Ph.D., P.E., P.L.S., C.P.
Thursday, 03 February 2011 I See Survey Control Jerry K. Price PLS
Thursday, 27 January 2011 Rainier – The Unforgiving Mountain (Long version) Gavin Schrock, LS
Tuesday, 18 January 2011 A Survey in West Virginia Geoff Miller
Tuesday, 14 December 2010 What Separates the Rich from the Poor? Fred Henstridge, LS
Sunday, 28 November 2010 Forge Ahead Wilma I. McCann
Monday, 22 November 2010 A Dimensional Shift Ron Lowry and Keith Holloway
Wednesday, 27 October 2010 Trimble GPS Handhelds Support Green Initiatives for the City of Shanghai Trimble Mapping & GIS
Friday, 22 October 2010 You are the Committee: 50th Meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee Gavin Schrock, LS
Wednesday, 22 September 2010 Nothing But Blind Pitiless Indifference: Boundary Monuments, Deferral and the Public Interest B. Ballantyne and S. Rogers
Thursday, 02 September 2010 Abrahamson Leaves Land Surveying Legacy Merrick & Company
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 REVISED - Another Coordinate System - This Time Without Survey Marks Dr. Lewis A. Lapine
Saturday, 28 August 2010 REVISED Society Committees Adopt Draft of New 2011 ALTA/ACSM Survey Standards Gary Kent
Wednesday, 25 August 2010 Utility Uses Trimble Technology to Develop Accurate GIS Database of Medium-Voltage (MV) Network Trimble Mapping & GIS
Sunday, 22 August 2010 Surveying, Bedrock of Development, says Maikano Dada Jackson, Daily Independent, Nigeria
Saturday, 21 August 2010 High Cost In Land Survey To Blame For Farmers’ Poverty Anthony Kayanda, Kigoma - The Citizen (Tanzania)
Monday, 19 July 2010 On Surveying, Engineering and Ethics George Comstock Bolton, President Biscayne Engineering Company
Monday, 12 July 2010 Goulburn Valley Water Improves Efficiency with Customized GPS Software Trimble Mapping & GIS
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 Interview with Niraj Manandhar, Geomatics Engineer and Chief Survey Officer, Government of Nepal John Wilusz, LS, PE
Wednesday, 16 June 2010 GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans Trimble Mapping & GIS Division
Wednesday, 16 June 2010 Monitoring Conservation Easements and Preserve Lands Along Western Penobscot Bay with GIS Technology Trimble Mapping & GIS Division
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 Laser Scanning vs Photogrammetry Update Jason Birch
 
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 American Surveyor Recent Articles
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Thought Leader: NCEES Forum on the Future of Surveying
On June 10-11, 2016, the Forum on the Future of Surveying (Forum) under the auspices of the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) was hosted by the Louisiana Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Board (LAPELS) offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana ....
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Jerry Penry, PS 
The Gold Tree
The Wildcat Hills are a scenic area of buttes and canyons forested with pine and cedar located in the Panhandle region of Nebraska between the North Platte River and Pumpkin Creek. In the 1830-60's, early emigrants passed through the northern ....
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Fulvio Bernardini 
Catching the Right Train
At work in his ground floor office in full view of passers-by, Diego Callegari had no idea that his career would take a new turn that day in 2001. Pictures of a survey that Zenit Topografia--the surveying firm owned by Callegari and Nicola Rebora ....
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Albert  
Lieutenant Charles Pierce Part 1: The California Coast 1932--1933
During the 1930's there was a huge geodetic surveying effort as thousands of men were hired on various federal projects meant to help mitigate the high unemployment of the Depression Era. Charles Pierce (not to be confused with the great Coast Survey scientist and philosopher Charles Sanders ....
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Eric Stahlke, PS 
The Final Voyage Part 12
I kept a journal on the Seloohge, these are the final pages: August 16: The area we are working now, on the Yukon between Ruby and Tanana, is a remote and beautiful stretch of river with a different climate than we experienced on the lower Yukon ....
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Dr. Mathias Lemmens 
EDM Without Reflectors
A total station is an angle measuring device, also known as theodolite, integrated with an electronic distance meter (EDM). The integration provides the ability to measure angles and distances by the same instrument which gives the surveyor a leap in portability, convenience and speed ....
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Michael J. Pallamary, PS 
Angle Points: A Surveyor's Crossword Puzzle
2. Unit Of Measurement    5. A Measuring Component    7. In The Hills    9. River Component    10. Four Parts    12. Publisher    16. Line Of Elevation    18. Chaining Pin    19. Map By Colors    22. Way To Map    23. Geometric Shape    26. Above The Center    27. Rotation Of Flight Line ....
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Dave Lindell, PS 
Test Yourself: Angles, Angles, Angle
Given: parallelogram ABCD, AE bisector of angle BAD, AE & BC extended meet at F, Q is center of circle passing through points F, C, and E, angle BQD is 1120. What is angle QBD? ....
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Michael J. Pallamary, PS 
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Line Trees
When the original section lines of the U. S. sectionalized land system were run, especially in forested areas, it was not uncommon for original surveyors to mark line trees in accordance with the instructions issued by the Surveyor General. The following question was raised by R. E. Schmeling on ....
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Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM 
Vantage Point: Pop-Ups and Zoning
The term "pop-up" has several meanings, but is not widely known outside of urban areas. As I'll use it today, it will not be the compact expandable camper. It also will not refer to adding a story to crown a row house (currently the source of a great zoning battle in Washington, DC ....
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