International Surveyors Week 2013 Has Begun

Professional Land Surveyors of the World UNITE!

As anticipated, the second annual International Surveyors Week begins now, once again uniting professional land surveyors on a global scale. During this week you will be accomplishing two important issues for land surveyors:

1) Educating the public regarding the importance of professional land surveyors to society and...

2) Cultivating a real global community for land surveyors to grow and thrive within. International Surveyors Week 2013 is an event during which land surveyors throughout the world will get gain knowledge from each other, demonstrate land surveying skills, and challenge the public image of surveyors worldwide.  For this reason, the days of this week have been deliniated as follows, allowing surveyors from all regions of the planet to contribute to the community with location in mind.
International Surveyors Week 2013

Not Convinced? Read a terrific write up about Survey Earth in a Day 2.0 on the Cultvating Community Blog, hosted by Ning.

How to Participate in International Surveyors Week 2013

During the days of this International Surveyors Week, you will be asked to upload photos, share videos and share interesting stories from your surveying experience inside the dedicated location-based groups for your area of the world.

Notes for Photo Uploads

When uploading photos, always remember to give all photos proper titles and descriptions at the time of uploading and remember to add a subject tag with the name of your country or state, so that they show up inside your local group. For example, take a look at the photos which show up inside the Philippines Group, which are all tagged with lowercase philippines. Now if you were to search for Philippines in photos, you'd see that there are around 150 photos which reference the Philippines, but only some are tagged correctly. So, please remember to tag your photos with locations. If you find that there is not a group yet for your specific country, tag your photos with the continent (for example: Asia) and send a message to Justin Farrow if you'd like to have your country added to the global network. Tagging videos and discussions will work the same way. In order to have representation from all areas of the world, Land Surveyors United has broken down the week into specific days for regions of the Earth. All participants are encouraged to consider adding a discussion inside their national or regional group, which can include the photos and videos that you upload to the network.

 

Monday: Africa GeoDay

Africa Surveyors Hub [Forum] Find Subgroups for Countries in Africa here in places. Land Surveyors from Countries of Africa will Unite and share photos and experiences from the field on Land Surveyors United showcasing how surveying is done in Africa.

Tuesday: Americas Geo Day

North America Surveyors Hub [Forum] Find Subgroups for Countries in N. America here in places. US Surveyors: AL AK AR AZ CA CO CT DE FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MD MA ME MI MN MO MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NY OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV WY South America Surveyors Hub [Forum] Find Subgroups for Countries in S. America here in places. North American Land Surveyors and South American Land Surveyors will unite on Tuesday June 18th and celebrate by sharing experiences, photos from the field and stories in celebration of International Surveyors Week

Wednesday: Asia Geo Day

Asian Surveyors Hub [Forum] Find Subgroups for Countries in Asia here in places. Land Surveyors from Countries of Asia will Unite and share photos and experiences from the field on Land Surveyors United showcasing how surveying is done in Asian countries

Thursday: EuroAustralian Day

European Surveyors Hub [Forum] Find Subgroups for Countries in Europe here in places.
Land Surveyors from Countries of Europe along with geo-professionals in Australia and Oceania will Unite and share photos and experiences from the field on Land Surveyors United showcasing how surveying is done in Europe and Oceania countries


Australian Surveyors Hub [Forum] Find Subgroups for Countries of Oceania here in places.

Friday: Survey Earth in a Day 2.0

Survey Earth in a Day 2.0 [Website] [Facebook Page] [Event on Facebook] [Google Plus]

Please reserve as much time as you are willing to contribute on June 21, 2013, at Noon, to strengthen and demystify the surveying profession, industry among the professionals of the world, the manufacturers of the equipment that you use, and among the general public, who may have little understanding of your role in the development of the infrastructure, scientific breakthroughs and daily functionality of the way of life that you enjoy and want to improve through your involvement.  

Tell Us Where You Will Be @ Noon

While the week progresses, please take a moment to tell us where you plan to be at noon on June 21st here. Note: On Thursday we will post the official form for submitting your GPS data on Friday.

Survey Earth in a Day 2.0 (2013) will be building upon the foundation of the success of last year's first-of-its-kind Survey Earth event. Once again, on the day of the solstice, June 21, 2013, professional land surveyors around the world and members of Land Surveyors United will be simultaneously recording survey-grade GPS observations from thousands of locations around the globe, in order to both educate the public regarding the importance of professional land surveyors to society and gain a more accurate understanding of the Earth's surface.


On your behalf, Land Surveyors United has set up a system of communication using many of the most utilized sources in social media to help you along the way.



This Content Originally Published to Land Surveyors United Network

Views: 1069

Find Similar Content by Clicking These Tags ☟
Subject Tags: contribute, earth, event, international surveyors week 2013, members, survey earth in a day, surveyors, unite

Say Something ⇣

Reply by Scott D. Warner, PLS on June 16, 2013 at 10:13pm

I wish the best for Survey Earth in a Day 2013.  A big thank you to all who make it possible. 

Scott D. Warner, RLS

Senior Director / Editor

Land Surveyors United

Global Trade organization for Professional Land Surveyors and Geospatial Pros. Frictionless GeoCollaboration Surveying Forum and Groups

Surveyor Hubs and Tags

Surveyor Community Hubs For World Regions

Surveying Hubs For US States

Social Support For Equipment

Surveying Photos by Tag

Surveying Videos by Tag


Share on Tumblr
+ Surveyor Sharer

Drag Button to bookmark bar and view submitted links here.Will soon be moved to a directory

What You Missed

Profile IconThere are 6310 photos on Land Surveyors United ::
9 minutes ago
LSU Justin replied to David Webb's discussion Surveyor's Iphone Level loop App
"If you would like to give us the address of where you got the level loop app.. happy to take a look"
16 minutes ago
Profile IconThere are 7717 members on Land Surveyors United ::
17 minutes ago
David Webb posted a discussion

Surveyor's Iphone Level loop App

not sure if I am posting this in the correct area.I came across the Iphone app that does Level…See More
1 hour ago
LSU Justin added a page to the group International Land Surveyors Week 2015
2 hours ago
ePalmetto's group was featured
Land Survey Media Thumbnail

Professional Land Surveyors Africa

Professional Land Surveyors of Africa is a social support group and forum for land surveyors who…See More
2 hours ago
Profile IconDan G, Jason Love, Jared and 1 more joined Land Surveyors United ::
6 hours ago
David Webb promoted LSU Justin's blog post Iphone App: Surveyors Leveling Tool
21 hours ago
Paul Quagge commented on AxeMen Site Prep's video
Land Survey Media Thumbnail

BSCSP Seismic Survey: What's Shaking on Kevin Dome?

"Interesting video.....thanks for sharing this"
yesterday
Georgios K promoted LSU Justin's group Canada Land Surveyors & Geomatics
yesterday
Talat Hameed Kiayani promoted LSU Justin's group Sokkia Support Group
yesterday
Christiana Coakley updated their profile
yesterday
Scott D. Warner, PLS commented on Scott D. Warner, PLS's video
Land Survey Media Thumbnail

Where is the Surveyor?

"Thanks Justin.  It's not really very difficult.  It's a good thing there is no…"
Saturday
Pedro Hernandez updated their profile
Saturday
Surveying Jobber's 2 photos were featured
Saturday
Pedro Hernandez's 2 photos were featured
Saturday
Joseph Osei Ababio's photo was featured

Presentation Day at the University

I presented on development of a Geo-computational software for cadastral computations in Ghana.
Saturday
Talat Hameed Kiayani's discussion was featured

Sokkia GPS GRXII

Hi everyonei want to layout by local points with Sokkia GPS GRXII, anyone know about the…See More
Saturday
Scott D. Warner, PLS's video was featured

Where is the Surveyor?

A land surveyor wears many hats. You may recognize one by the equipment he uses, which in fact, barely defines him or what he actually does.
Saturday
Profile IconNjumeneh Briyan A and Talat Hameed Kiayani were featured
Saturday

Take This Page With You

follow us in feedly

Take this Page With You

QR Code for This Page: What is this?

Surveyor Support

Get Started Guide

Network Feedback

Send Us a Tip

Questions Comments

Help Keep Us Free



© 2015   © Created by Land Surveyors United

Badges  |  Contact LSU  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service

Related Posts for Land Surveyors UnitedRelated Posts Plugin for Land Surveyors United Network ForumRelated Surveying Photos Land Surveyors United Live Support