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x-tilt-sensor Total Station

Hi all,I have noticed some issues with my total station which is equipped with a x-tilt sensor. In some cases the zenith angles (vertical a…

Started by Εδουάρδος Πολίτης in Surveying Equipment and Software TalkLatest Reply

The Surveyor’s Role in Conflict Resolution

Hello, something to think about..., Paul

Started by Paul Quagge in Surveying Best PracticesLatest Reply

OPUS collection interval error

I'm brand new to post processing using OPUS or any other post processing method.  A couple of days ago I collected 5 points, each for 20 mi…

Started by Bill Osborne in Introduce Yourself to the CommunityLatest Reply

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Surveyors, there are lots of ways that we can benefit as a community by simply knowing more about each other. Use this space to introduce yourself to the group. Posting an introduction in this category is a terrific way to express what you would like to get out of your membership with Land Surveyors United. Where do you live? Have you ever really messed up a survey? Who would you like to meet? What is your area of expertise? What was the most exciting project you've worked on? The sky is the limit...This is what Surveyor 2 Surveyor Support is all about!

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221 on Monday
Reply by Kevin D. Allen

For Sale / Barter / Trade

If you have surveying equipment, software or field gear for sale, this is the category to post it in. Be sure to post photos and complete descriptions with your items.

20 Sep 5
Trimble R8 Model 3 (R8-3) GNSS GLONASS GSM Rover
by Joshua Soileau

Location Based Surveying Practices

Geolocation forums for every countryLand Surveyors United is the world's FIRST Global Social Network for geospatial professionals.  We have dedicated, geolocated support groups for practically every country, continent and state on earth, for you to utilize for building your personal network.  We are all essentially concerned with the same issues, no matter where we are located on earth.  However, surveying practices and methods vary depending on the geographic location where we work.  If you have noticed similarities and differences between the conditions, laws and practices between two or more areas of the world, discuss it in this forum.  Build your reputation online by posting relevant discussions in your local group below.

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Not based in the US? Here are other groups for surveyors around the worldto join and contribute knowledge and experiences as a land surveyor:

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38 May 7
Reply by Massimo

Surveying Documents

Surveying Documents and MapsSurveying Documents Category is where surveyors Share their typical surveying related documents such as surveying checklists, surveying job forms,background checks, common field documents etc. for use in the field. We also have a documents library for help files and support documentation for surveying equipment.

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69 Oct 23
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁

Professional Advice for New Surveyors

Professional Advice for New SurveyorsEveryone must start somewhere. In this forum topic, professional land surveyors can offer advice to those new to the industry and new surveyors can ask questions to the pros! If you're just starting out, ask questions and get answers from those experienced in surveying. Don't be afraid... you will not be put down for asking the questions on your mind.

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143 8 hours ago
Hello all, greetings from India, anyone having cross section and L section in EXCEL programm
by gajendra singh

LSU Features and Q&A

Land Surveyors United Questions and AnswersDiscussions related to the Land Surveyors United community website and anything related to membership, features, feature wishlist and feedback related to this beautiful and blossoming community... Share and discuss using Land Surveyors United here!

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36 Apr 4
Reply by Darren Noble

Geospatial Industry Types

Types of Surveyors and SurveyingAll members of Land Surveyors United belong to a specific or several specific geospatial categories. In this forum discuss the similarities and differences between the various types of surveying in the geospatial industry.

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14 Jan 4
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁

Surveying Best Practices

Bridging the Gap for SurveyorsBring the surveying field to the LSU forum! On Land Surveyors United we have been actively bridging the gap between the old ways of land surveying and the new. Share discussions with other land surveyors around the globe related to best practices when surveying in your area. Use your expertise to teach students and those new to the industry methods that they will not learn in school.

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167 on Thursday
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁

Land Surveying Jobs

Surveying Jobs DiscussionsLand Surveying Jobs category is for discussing employment and job opportunities. In this category, start discussions related to jobs in land surveying, share resources and discuss tips and tricks of the job hunt for land surveying employment. Also keep a close eye on our Surveying Jobs Board and two useful group forums:

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48 Aug 28

Land Surveying Industry Talk

Surveyor 2 Surveyor DiscussionsThe land surveying industry is at point of many crossroads. Use this category to voice your opinions both nationally and internationally. Share any news related to state based organizations that you think may benefit the group. Tell us what the surveying industry is like in your country or state. Discuss rumors you may have heard in the field and let's hammer out their validity.

TIP: Join the local geosocial forum for your location and start a discussion in that group to connect with local area surveyors in your area of the world.

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141 Oct 11
Reply by Mars Sjoden

Surveying Field Tips and Tricks

WOW..I didn't Know that!Surveyors, share discussions related to tips and tricks of the trade. DO you know something that may be helpful in the surveying field? Share and discuss here! What you think is a trade secret, may very well be known all around the world. In this category, "what you know" will get you everywhere...

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100 Sep 4

Surveying Equipment and Software Talk

support for surveyorsDiscussions related to land surveying equipment, surveying software, best practices in surveying, etc. Have a question for the community? Share and discuss your troubles here!

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529 yesterday
Reply by Kevin D. Allen

Surveying Jobs and Jobless

Support for Surveying Jobs and Unemployed SurveyorsLet's talk about the surveying jobs situation where you live. Share discussions related to land surveying employment and the global job market. Need a job? fish for it here..Have a position open? Share it and discuss here!  This forum topic is slightly different than this one because if you need a job, post your credentials and market yourself in this category.

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29 May 25
Contract Work Heavy Overtime
by William Kenter

Surveying Related Links

Land Surveying related links and resourcesDiscussions related to land surveying links and resources. Know of surveying-related link or a resource that would be helpful to the Land Surveyors United community? Have a question for the community? Share and discuss here!

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45 Oct 12
Reply by Lalith Senanayake

Not Surveying | Off Topic

Discussions not about surveyingThere are just times when you want to leave the surveying jobsite that here. Sports, Babes, Hunks, birds, bees,politics, name it! Talk about anything with is Note Surveying related here.  Keep it clean!

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25 Sep 18
Reply by Dale Derix

"The Craziest Thing I ever Saw While Surveying"

Poisonous Plants and Dangerous Animals seen while surveyingSurveyors, we have all seen things while surveying that most people in society would never run across in daily life. Gators, snakes, bears, planes hitting buildings, dogs catching birds...the sky is the limit. Tell us about it!

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6 Feb 4
Reply by Ben Crawford

Inside the Surveying Work Truck

Inside the Work Truck for SurveyorsIf you have stuff on your mind that you usually discuss with your survey crew, inside the work truck (as opposed to inside the office), go ahead and discuss it here too. Don't worry, we won't tell anybody. 

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20 Jan 11, 2017
Reply by ali asghar

Land Surveying Websites

Surveying Company Websites SupportHelp with Land Surveying Websites can be found here. For discussions related to website design and building websites. Discuss HTML, CSS, javascript, best practices, images, maps,designing surveying websites, etc.  Let's help each other get our websites built and performing well in local search engines!

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20 Sep 25
Reply by ⚡Survenator⌁


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