There has never been a more exciting time for using web technology and the power of social media to boost your reputation and online presence. You now have the ability to handle many of the tasks for marketing, managing and promoting your company, using free tools provided by Land Surveyors United. Take a look at our suite of tools for you to use to promote and manage your surveying business, online. We…Read more →
(Japan) Tomoji Tanabe, the world's oldest man, died in his sleep at his home in southern Japan on Friday -- according to a city official said. He was 113. "He died peacefully. His family members were with him," said Junko Nakao, a city official in Miyakonojo on Japan's…Read more →
Added by ePalmetto on May 6, 2013 at 8:44pm — Comment On This...
Yes you read that correctly. Our newest partner, GIM International has extended a special offer exclusively to members of Land Surveyors United. This means you will now be able to keep up with the latest…Read more →
Land Surveyors United Turns 6 Years Old Today!
It is with great joy that I write you all today, letting you know that Land Surveyors United has survived 6 years, as of today. We sure have come a LOOONG way, together! It is YOU that makes Land Surveyors United so special and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all of your contributions and participation in the network. I know it hasn't been easy learning how to use social…Read more →
I do not understand how to use my SMI software to transform coordinates. I have created a fictional job to illustrate my predicament. I have created points in my SMI card for two centerline PCPs, and four property corners. These are calculated points based on a plat. When I arrive at the job I set a nail across the street from the property, and occupy it.
Point Northing Easting …Read more →
Added by Mark Hollinger on February 18, 2013 at 6:21pm — Comment On This...
I have problems with GPS controller display.
Protective folio is scratched on some places, and on these places loses function of touch screen.
How can this be repaired (replaced)? What is the price of repairs?
The data were used for this comparison were taken from the measurement lines of the project. Comparison was made for an even and uneven terrain, as the results would be as objective as possible.
Comparison heights for even terrain
Comparison heights for even terrain was based on a sample of 145 points. For…Read more →
It's Community Digest Time! Loads of exciting new features and updates to the Land Surveyors United network this month.
Added by LSU Justin on February 5, 2013 at 3:00pm — Comment On This...
During the past decade I have been fortunate enough to travel all over North America and one of my recent survey work related trips brought me to Labrador for the first time.The survey took place in various places throughout the …Read more →
Over the past couple of years, infographics have become a powerful method of visual story-telling on the web. Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended…Read more →
McKissock, a leader in continuing education for state-licensed professionals, offers a wide variety of online courses and live webinars for land surveyors in need of continuing education credits for license renewal before the end of the year. McKissock is a trusted resource for state-specific, state-approved land surveying, engineering and home inspection courses, regulation information and compliance.
Here…Read more →
Added by Rebecca Howard on November 27, 2012 at 1:00pm — Comment On This...
I'm working on 8 title lots on the same street,(easy s***) a construction site that sucks, and if i have the time a topo in the middle of nowhere. Yes, my boss wants me in three places at once. Surveying is not the type of job you want to rush but for some unknown reason office guys talk like you're out there playin tiddly winks. All i can say is these a******* must think its all flat and wide open like it is on paper. ITS NOT! So if you are an office tech or an RPLS who doesn't go in the…Read more →
The end of the year is sneaking up and McKissock, a leader in continuing education for state-licensed professionals, is issuing a reminder to home inspectors, land surveyors and professional engineers to renew their licenses. While renewal dates differ by state and association, a large portion of licenses expire at the end of the calendar year. McKissock is a trusted resource for state-specific, state-approved land…Read more →
Added by Rebecca Howard on November 20, 2012 at 5:18pm — Comment On This...
I've been thinking a lot lately about sharing a story here on Land Surveyors United so that other land surveyors may learn more from me, because I realize that I have something to share. I imagine that many of you might be in the same place with this. Perhaps we have not yet begun to feel the crunch that will be involved when there becomes a scare and our industry is compromised due to…Read more →
SURVEYING STANDARD MANAGEMENT (SMS)
By: Budi Madjmoe,
Land and Engineering Surveyors, +62813 9999 7588
Surveying is the smallest part of the science of geodesy, which studies the Earth's surface and
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Surveying can be defined as the art, technology and science measurements on the surface of the earth. Where the perpetrator (Surveyor) should be able to collect field data, conduct research, analyze and make decisions appropriate to…
Added by BUDI MADJMOE on November 16, 2012 at 2:23pm — Comment On This...