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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

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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

CEASER

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!…

International Surveyors Week 2013

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Submitted by ePalmetto on March 29, 2015 at 6:34pm — 5 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

chari kund Hydrographic survey pakistan

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 Event which occurs in mid June is a time for celebrating the land surveying profession and global surveying culture, worldwide.For those who are new to the community this year, SEIAD is when surveyors around the world simultaneously gather GNSS/GPS data from a known point near their location and submit it to the network, which we then plot on a map.  This year, being our 4th year for…

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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.

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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

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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

CHAIN! The weakest link (in the chain)

CHAIN! The weakest link (in the chain)

by: Deward “Karl” Bowles,

Texas RPLS no. 4966

  Certain magazines (trade magazines) have purported to represent the current interests of our profession by exposing Land Surveyors to new technologies and philosophies regarding our industry.  These magazines have been around for decades in many cases.

 

   These so…

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Submitted by Deward Karl Bowles on November 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 11 Comments

PRM Levelling Processing Report

Submitted by Erwin Vasquez on November 18, 2014 at 9:38am — Comment On This...

Free Datumate Live Webinar-DatuGram™3D Case Studies

Free Datumate Live Webinar-DatuGram™3D Case Studies: Surveying & Mapping in the 21st Century Using Regular Cameras



Hi, this is Eric Colburn and for myself, Datumate and Colburn Strategic Partners I invite you to our next free Datumate Live Webinar on …

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