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Date Item Title Author
Tuesday, 15 June 2010 Laser Scanning vs Photogrammetry Update Jason Birch
Thursday, 10 June 2010 Aphorisms for the Surveyor Dr. Richard L. Elgin, LS, PE
Monday, 07 June 2010 Laser Scanning versus Photogrammetry? Nick Day, LS, FRICS, FRGS
Thursday, 20 May 2010 Why the Four Corners Monument is in Exactly the Right Place William Stone, NGS
Thursday, 20 May 2010 The Oce ColorWave 300 Single Footprint Plot and Scan System for Wide Format Color and B&W Output Glenn Letham (GISuser)
Sunday, 16 May 2010 Is Your Association Healthy? J. Anthony Cavell, LS, CFedS
Tuesday, 02 February 2010 We Have Less Than 2000 Land Surveyors in Nigeria, says Nigerian Institution of Surveyors Boss Nigerian Compass
Thursday, 24 December 2009 Notice of Survey (Letter to Adjoiner) Knud E. Hermansen, Ph.D, LS, PE, Esq.
Thursday, 24 December 2009 Boundary Line Agreements: Beware the Known Boundary Knud E. Hermansen, Ph.D, LS, PE, Esq.
Monday, 21 December 2009 Making Fixed-Price Contracts and Cost Containment the Construction Industry’s New Normal Barry LePatner
Friday, 27 November 2009 Educating the Public about Surveying Chris Wickern, LS
Friday, 13 November 2009 Minimum Competency and the NCEES Exam Robert C. Krebs
Friday, 13 November 2009 Death of a South Florida Surveying Icon (this is not what you think) Chappy Young, PSM
Wednesday, 04 November 2009 An Open Letter to the New Surveyors of America Walter G. Robillard, RLS, FSMS, Esq.
Monday, 02 November 2009 A Trip to China (Through the Eyes of an Engineer) Dr. Dick Elgin, LS, PE
Tuesday, 15 September 2009 A Day at the Fair Christopher M. Wickern
Monday, 27 July 2009 Eleven Hours Luann Glenn
Tuesday, 26 May 2009 Comments on the “GPS is Failing Hype” Gavin Schrock, LS
Monday, 18 May 2009 The 3D Digital Survey Revolution Gene V. Roe, PhD, PE, LS
Thursday, 30 April 2009 Conference Review: GNSS – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? – Part 2 Gavin Schrock, LS
Tuesday, 21 April 2009 Long Term Almanac, or, what to do when you can't use your total station and GPS Geoff Miller
Thursday, 29 January 2009 Surveyors Historical Society BOD Meeting in Arcadia, IN Bart Crattie, LS, CFM
Thursday, 29 January 2009 Bart Crattie Visits Brunk's Auctions in Asheville, NC Bart Crattie, LS, CFM
Tuesday, 27 January 2009 Employers Support for the Guard and Reserve Boss Lift Robert Young, LS
Tuesday, 27 January 2009 Voyage Of The Koo Koo Sint Denny & Delores DeMeyer
Tuesday, 20 January 2009 Albert Avanesyan Hidden Point Offset Albert Avanesyan
Tuesday, 20 January 2009 Sayed Hashimi Hidden Point Offset Sayed Hashimi
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 American Surveyor Recent Articles
Marc Cheves, PS 
Editorial: A Great Year to be a Surveyor
Some magazines have what are called "theme" issues. That is, most of the content is focused on one particular subject. In my 22+ years of survey magazine publishing, my philosophy has always been to have a little bit of everything in each issue, thereby eliminating the possibility that ....
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Jason E. Foose, PS 
Decided Guidance: Case Examinations: Halverson v. Deerwood Village
Whew! We really beat the snot out of Bryant v. Blevins and practical locations. Well this month we're back on new case that hit the Minnesota Supreme Court's docket in 1982. We've got the familiar gymnastics of jurisprudence featuring an extraordinary array of flying rope stretchers ...
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Michel Philips 
Extreme Environment Surveying
A Franco-Chilean team of cave divers used the Nautiz X8 rugged handheld for marine cave surveying, gathering data to classify the inaccessible northern half of Madre de Dios for UNESCO World Heritage. The team of cave divers used the Nautiz X8 ....
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Erik Dahlberg 
The Original Green Engineers
Sometimes, it's best just to leave things as you found them. That's the lesson shared by Dr. Richard Miksad and his students at the University of Virginia. As a result of studies covering nearly a decade, Miksad's teams have developed detailed ....
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Dave Lindell, PS 
Test Yourself 49: No Dimensions
In square A-C-D-B with side S, C-E is tangent to the semicircle Q1 with diameter B-D. Q2 is the inscribed circle of A-C-E. The tangent to Q1 and Q2 meets the sides of the square at F and H and intersects C-E at t G. Q3 is the inscribed circle of C-G-H. What is the ratio of the radii of circles ....
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Jerry Penry, PS 
Discovery on Grizzly Peak
When First Lieutenant Montgomery M. Macomb arrived in Carson City, Nevada, from Washington D.C., on July 28, 1878, his assigned survey crew from the 4th Artillery was waiting and ready for the new field season. At age 25, Macomb was the leader ....
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Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM 
Vantage Point: Fighting City Hall Over Land
Once upon a time (1989 to be exact) in a place not so far away from where I live, a man (Francis Galdo) bought a home across the street from a vacant parcel owned by the City of Philadelphia. That parcel, along with others, had been acquired by condemnation back in 1974 subsequent to a 1956 ....
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Patrick C. Garner, PS 
Book Review: Boundary Retracement: Processes and Procedures
When I was in my mid-twenties and learning the honorable profession of land surveying, I was lucky to be guided by a mentor who would grab a book off his office shelf and say, "Every surveyor should have a copy of this!" The first example he waved at me was Davis, Foote and Kelly's Surveying ....
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