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Table of Contents - The American Surveyor - Vol.13, No8 2016
Thought Leader: NCEES Forum on the Future of Surveying
The Gold Tree
Catching the Right Train
Some Notes From Lieutenant Charles Pierce Part 1: The California Coast 1932-­1933
The Final Voyage Part 12
EDM Without Reflectors
Angle Points: A Surveyor's Crossword Puzzle
Angle Points: A Surveyor's Crossword Puzzle
Test Yourself: Angles, Angles, Angle
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Line Trees
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Line Trees
Vantage Point: Pop-Ups and Zoning
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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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