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 to test the system and become familiar…Read more →
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.…Read more →
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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.…Read more →
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…Read more →
Submitted by Paul Black on May 20, 2016 at 4:00am — Comment On This...
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…Read more →
Submitted by Nilna on April 22, 2016 at 5:36am — Comment On This...
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.…Read more →
Submitted by J Keith Maxwell on April 21, 2016 at 5:29pm — Comment On This...
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.
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. …Read more →
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…Read more →
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…Read more →
Submitted by Nilna on March 29, 2016 at 3:16am — Comment On This...
Happy Birthday Land Surveyors United…Read more →
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!…Read more →
I recently published this article on LinkedIn.
Let me know what you think.
I am looking a good and big survey projects in india or outside of India..Having good capacity to execute...
Submitted by Vishal on January 29, 2016 at 3:44pm — Comment On This...
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!…Read more →
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.…Read more →