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January Construction Unemployment Rates Down Year-over-Year in All 50 States, Says ABC
ASV Global Wins Contract to Supply Unmanned Surface Vehicle to The University of Southern Mississippi
Global Mapper and LiDAR Module SDK v19.1 Now Available with New 3D Mesh Generation Capabilities
PRIA Announces Publication of GIS and Land Records Integration White Paper
Col-East Inventories Salt Piles from the Air Each Winter in Preparation for Snowy Weather
Teledyne CARIS and Teledyne Optech Bring Bathymetric Solutions to the Joint Canadian Hydrographic and Surveyor’s Conference
UK Government Gives Go Ahead for Geospatial Apprenticeships
ASV Global Develops Containerised Autonomous Marine Laboratory for Developing Countries
Minnesota Governor Proclaims March 18-24 Surveyors Week
ABC's Construction Backlog Indicator Hits a New High
Orbit GT Releases 3D Mapping Feature Extraction Pro v18
Oregon Achieves 100 Percent Engagement in eRecording
SimActive Launches Free Data Processing Service
Fenstermaker Celebrates National Surveyors Week: Field of Vision
New bMS3D-360: The First Backpack Mobile Scanning System Including Panoramic Camera
Frontier Precision Announces Acquisition of Geospatial Assets And Business of Seattle's Geoline, Inc.
VRMesh v10.0 Released with a New Construction Module
RIEGL to Exhibit at 2018 Esri Federal GIS Conference
Construction Materials Prices Continue to Expand Briskly in February, ABC Says
Trimble Announces Call for Speakers for its 2018 Dimensions International User Conference
ODOT LOR-57 Corridor Improvement Project Receives Honor Award in the 2018 ACEC Competition
CEESCOPE Echo Sounder Now Available With NovAtel OEM7 555-Channel GNSS Receiver
Hemisphere GNSS Introduces New Atlas-Capable Vector V1000 GNSS Receiver for Precise Marine Applications
FARO Introduces BuildIT Construction Software Platform for AEC Professionals
Quantum Spatial Awarded $1.5 Million Illinois Tollway Contract for Aerial Mapping Services
SXblue Announces The Most Cost-effective GNSS Receiver On The Market
Dr. Dave Maune Presented with Outstanding Personal Achievement Award in Lidar
Construction Employment Growth Surges in February
Terrametrix Acquired by TREKK Design Group
International Geomatics Group Announces Key Management Appointment
University of Cincinnati College of Business Celebrates Topping Out Milestone
Teledyne CARIS and Teledyne Optech to Showcase Marine Mapping Solutions at Oceanology International
Wingtra Sets a New Benchmark in Drone Photogrammetry
Nonresidential Construction Spending Dips Slightly in January, ABC Says
GEO Business Expands for 2018 - Registration Now Open
Table of Contents - The American Surveyor - Vol.15, No3 2018
Guest Editorial: Stand Up and Be Heard
Decided Guidance: Case Examinations—Taylor and Quarles v. Brown
Capturing the Past
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 The 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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