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Surveying to LiDAR

Aloha gang,

I will give you a quick introduction:

My name is Tom Pattison. I am a licensed surveyor in 5 states. I have almost 20 years of experience in the field of surveying. With over 12,000 jobs completed and experience from Topography Surveys, Construction surveys, Alta surveys, Residential surveys... all the way to Flood and Shoreline Certificates performed on the Hawaiian Islands. I have conquered just about everything in my professional surveying career.…

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Submitted by Tom Pattison on May 29, 2016 at 4:14am — Comment On This...

Surveying to LiDAR

Aloha gang,

I will give you a quick introduction:

My name is Tom Pattison. I am a licensed surveyor in 5 states. I have almost 20 years of experience in the field of surveying. With over 12,000 jobs completed and experience from Topography Surveys, Construction surveys, Alta surveys, Residential surveys... all the way to Flood and Shoreline Certificates performed on the Hawaiian Islands. I have conquered just about everything in my professional surveying career.…

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Submitted by Tom Pattison on May 29, 2016 at 4:14am — Comment On This...

Using old measurents or go and measure it again?

Following examples are calculated with BestNetwork.

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Submitted by Urs Aebi on May 26, 2016 at 4:00pm — Comment On This...

The Future is Bright for Land Surveyors

Survey Earth in a Day 5 Land Surveyors Have a Bright Future

This is something that I keep telling myself.  This is what my Dad (Skip Farrow) used to say whenever we hit a milestone with this community- and over the years, we hit a lot.  I've been putting off writing this post for almost a year.…

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Submitted by Jaybird on May 24, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Louisiana Professional Land Surveyor

I recently found out I passed my national PS exam and my Louisiana state specific exam!!! I am very excited about it and look forward to what the future brings being licensed now in both Texas and Louisiana. Cheers.

Submitted by Robert A. Hansen on May 20, 2016 at 5:06pm — 3 Comments

Make Use of Web Data Extraction to Know better Where Are You On the market

In any industry, you have to know your position on the market. Your position on the market means that by compared with your competitors, what are the different values you bring to customers and how to embody your values in the meantime. In the industry where you’re in, what you need to do is to set…

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Submitted by Paul Black on May 20, 2016 at 4:00am — Comment On This...

ROAD MAPPING USING MOBILE LIDAR APPLICATION

Management of road networks and its associated assets is a huge task for all transportation agencies around the world. The traditional ways of collection of data was time consuming and the productivity of the staff was at the best average. With the advent of new technologies like Mobile LiDAR Mapping, the…

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Submitted by Nilna on April 22, 2016 at 5:36am — Comment On This...

Top of Google Ranking - Free & Easy

Getting to the Top of Google:

Have you ever wondered how to get to the Top of the Google Search Results for land surveying? Well here's a sure fire way to do it. AND, it's free. All it takes is a little time and a little reading.

I know you've all seen a Google Results page for a search. But, let me explain the 3 major parts to that page:

1. PPC Ads - where you spend money to get top placement. You pay for each click.

2.…

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Submitted by J Keith Maxwell on April 21, 2016 at 5:29pm — Comment On This...

WTH: Why the HELL Am I Working at 11pm?

One of my recent posts on LinkedIn got a lot of views and likes. Thought you guys might enjoy it also.  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/wth-why-hell-am-i-working-11pm-j-keith-maxwell?trk=mp-author-card

I may try to do some more WTH articles.

Keith

Submitted by J Keith Maxwell on April 21, 2016 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Surveyors, Sustainability, Society and Social Satisfaction

This was originally a paper I wrote for my Systems Thinking in Sustainability class which i believe converted nicely into a post.    It discusses the role of the land surveyor and the sustainability expert to society.  The general lack of public awareness about these important roles and how they are similar.  I value your feedback.  …

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Submitted by Jaybird on April 8, 2016 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Surviving an election year

Memories from presidential election years in the USA remind me it is a difficult time to be a surveyor.  It seems nobody wants to start a new project until they have a plan for the future.  With the election process up in the air it is hard for most people to predict the future of our national government.

When it was up to me to be sure the company survived our decision was to hunker down and survive the year by chasing projects outside the normal flow of work.  I remember…

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Submitted by Phil Stevenson on April 1, 2016 at 2:37pm — 4 Comments

2D Feature mapping from High Resolution Satellite images

Remote sensing is a vital system to acquire information of earth resources and environment. Remotely sensed images comprise of spectral, spatial and temporal resolution. The introduction of High-resolution satellite imagery is projected to reduce cost for medium and small scale…

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Submitted by Nilna on March 29, 2016 at 3:16am — Comment On This...

On This Day in 2007, Our Community Was Born

Happy Birthday Land Surveyors United…

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Submitted by Jaybird on March 7, 2016 at 1:39pm — 2 Comments

International Surveying Jobs with One Click

If you are in the United States or have been looking for a surveying job using our one click Craigslist surveying jobs extraction system, you may be happy to know that this is the international version. Good Luck Hunting!…

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Submitted by Survenator on February 18, 2016 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Get Permission to Market Your Business First

I recently published this article on LinkedIn.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/get-permission-market-your-business-first-j-keith-maxwell?trk=prof-post

Let me know what you think.

Keith

Submitted by J Keith Maxwell on February 15, 2016 at 5:22pm — 3 Comments

Looking a Survey Project

Dear All,

I am looking a good and big survey projects in india or outside of India..Having good capacity to execute...

Thanks

Vishal 

Submitted by Vishal on January 29, 2016 at 3:44pm — Comment On This...

Deddy

Submitted by Deddy Priatna on January 25, 2016 at 11:14pm — Comment On This...

New Quick Posting Options On Home Page

Just a quick note to let you all know that as we start to say goodbye to this old platform, I have added one last awesome feature to the network, which you can find on the home page.  This should make it much simpler to post your burning questions, introductions and stories...  Enjoy!…

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Submitted by Jaybird on January 7, 2016 at 12:58pm — 2 Comments

Surveying Salary Difference by Experience

If you ever thought experience doesn't pay (and why would you?) you'd be wrong.  Take a look at this graph.  Entry-level workers have 0-2 years of work experience and require on-the-job supervision, while Fully Competent workers have many years of experience and require no supervision.  You can learn a lot right here.…

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Submitted by Jaybird on December 21, 2015 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

New Using AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Groups Webinar

New Using AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Groups Webinar

Join Eric Colburn, PLS - The Geo+Business Innovator - for this intensive webinar on how to use AutoCAD Civil 3D Point Groups. This…

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Submitted by Eric Colburn on December 21, 2015 at 4:00pm — Comment On This...

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