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Where to Log Your Point on June 21st

Log Point Survey Earth in a Day 4D Our process for gathering the data from thousands of points around the earth in a single day has changed a bit over the years. This year we are going to try something different. Instead of waiting until Survey Earth in a Day to release the magic button/form for data submission, this year we are going to roll it out early and allow you…

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Submitted by LSU Justin on May 22, 2015 at 6:47pm — Comment On This...

Land Surveying Technology in the News

Here are a couple of articles published today that may be of interest and I encourage you to share links that you have stumbled across in the comments below.

Land Surveying Transforms Along with Technology…

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Submitted by Surveying Jobber on May 20, 2015 at 1:00pm — Comment On This...

A Massive Surveyor Experiment in Public Awareness

As the largest community body of land surveyors anywhere in the world with close to 8000 members, we have a responsibility. We must do all that we can to educate the public regarding our importance to society in order to pave the way for those who come after us.  One way to accomplish this would be for each of us to record a short PSA sharing the nature of surveying jobs in the places where we live.  

For Example, this PSA was submitted by…

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Submitted by LSU Justin on May 8, 2015 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

Surveying in an Inhospitable Environment: Grassy Lake, Arkansas

Click the link to read about the efforts of my company to handle an intricate survey in a delicate environment.

Surveying in an Inhospitable Environment: Grassy Lake, Arkansas

The text from the link is as follows:…

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Submitted by Cody Baertschi on April 14, 2015 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Chartered Surveyors - putting out the good word.. Graham Ellis, Associate Director at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), presented athe recent INNSA, and giving land surveyors a g…

Chartered Surveyors - putting out the good word..

Mike Clough

Graham Ellis, Associate Director at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), presented athe recent INNSA, and giving land surveyors a good wrap... well…

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Submitted by Matt Gardner on April 9, 2015 at 2:45am — Comment On This...

Himbas Surveying in Namibia

Submitted by Michael Papenhagen on April 2, 2015 at 5:39pm — Comment On This...

CEASER, UAV, Aerial Surveys

Here we are busy giving training on CEASER and the use of UAV's for Aerial Surveys, which was very successful.

 

For a free demo of the CEASER program visit www.ceaser.co.za. All processing of the Aerial data is done by using Photoscan from Agisoft.

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Submitted by Michael Papenhagen on April 2, 2015 at 5:29pm — Comment On This...

Our helicopter used in Aerial Surveys

Submitted by Michael Papenhagen on April 2, 2015 at 4:44pm — 4 Comments

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CEASER Fieldnotes

See attached. Visit our site at www.ceaser.co.za.

Thanks Michael

Submitted by Michael Papenhagen on March 31, 2015 at 10:06am — 2 Comments

International Surveyors Week 2015

If we cannot think outside our local environment, we become chained to it.  We are all chain-breaking for the Future on Land Surveyors United!

UPDATE:  NOW You can RSVP for International Surveyors Week 2015

Check out Importance of…

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Submitted by ePalmetto on March 29, 2015 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments

Surveyors Surveying on the Vine

I was checking out Vine earlier today thinking of a few ways to integrate social media outside of Land Surveyors United into the day and found some pretty cool short videos of land surveyors doing what they do best and figured I would try to embed a few as a test in the site.  Turn the sound on to hear what they are saying in each.…

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Submitted by SurveyEarthinaDay on March 24, 2015 at 7:00pm — 6 Comments

Surveyor calc

Surveyor calc 

I am a surveyor and I spent a lot of time to do surveys with my dad. Then I asked myself, why not speed things up? we have many daily electronic tools, why not use them?

That's why I decided to develop Surveyor…

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Submitted by Andrea Barcaro on March 19, 2015 at 7:17pm — 4 Comments

On the Importance of Land Surveyors

Land Surveyors

Happy National Surveyors Week 2015 Everyone!

The purpose of …

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Submitted by SurveyEarthinaDay on March 18, 2015 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

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Submitted by amir shahbaz on March 12, 2015 at 6:30am — Comment On This...

Announcing Survey Earth in a Day 4D Event

Survey Earth in a Day 4D

Survey Earth in a Day is a FREE event for professional land surveyors and students of #surveying worldwide. Survey Earth in a Day 4DOn the day of the solstice June 21, 2015, geospatial professionals around the world and members of Land Surveyors United (a global support network for land surveyors) will be simultaneously recording survey grade GNSS/GPS data from thousands of…
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Submitted by LSU Justin on March 10, 2015 at 9:00pm — 8 Comments

5 Simple Ways to Promote SEIAD on Twitter

With just a few clicks, you can do amazing things to help promote Survey Earth in a Day tonight and tomorrow on Twitter.  We've made it easy for you.  Just click and share.

Retweet This:…

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Submitted by ePalmetto on March 9, 2015 at 1:31pm — 3 Comments

Commercial Drones Webinar: Proposed Rules, Tools and Business Opportunities

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Cost: Free

To Register: …

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Submitted by Eric Colburn on March 7, 2015 at 2:17pm — 1 Comment

LISP AND EXCEL PROGRAM FOR CUT AND FILL QTY

Please any one of my  beloved members may help  in sending mail for the above subject matter, for  LISP and  cut  and fill qty calculation by using excel  prgram,  any  example  sheet   may  send to  pillirajeshwar@gmail.com

 Thanks  and regards..   Rajeshwar

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Submitted by Rajeshwar Pilli on January 2, 2015 at 4:38pm — 1 Comment

CDIS Surveying Whitepaper

Below is a link to the first of four different whitepapers on the current state of land surveying technology, and how CDIS (first published in Professional Surveyor several years ago) will replace CAD as the core engine for surveying in the future.  Previously only SiteComp (Land Innovation) adopted CDIS, but its user interfaces, graphic output, and tagged intelligence did not take full advantage of it's potential.

The link to the whitepaper is:…

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Submitted by Richard Harrison on December 26, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Land Surveyor named Indiana Jones

The following story is fictional and any resemblance to actual events is purely coincidental.

Land Surveyor named Indiana Jones

One day I was sitting in my office in Downtown Houston around 5:00 pm in the afternoon in 2001 when the phone rang.  My secretary had already left and I was not anxious to answer it.  I had a…

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Submitted by Deward Karl Bowles on December 2, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

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