Astronomy for Surveyors and Trees: Speaker Needed for Conference Toronto March 16, 2017 Ancient China Bronze Plats

I am looking for a speaker who can explain to non-surveyors how trees are used for Bearing Markers and how astronomy was possibly/probably used in surveys three thousand years ago in China. This is for a conference March 16-19 in Toronto.

    The argument that I am proposing is that many bronze vessels were land grants or surveyor plats. I argue that the attached image is an orchard and describe the irrigation and intercropping.

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Very Cool!

Dear Mr. Jones,

That sounds very interesting. Please contact me directly (see my profile) and we'll see what is possible. I enjoy public speaking and can usually find appropriate metaphors to "turn on the light bulb." I will need to learn a bit more of what you've learned about bronze memorials.

JAC

I have read many of your postings and, as a non-surveyor, have found them very useful. Is this a convenient way to communicate?

I would expect e-mail would be more convenient. Please check my profile. One should be able to see my address there.

JAC

You could contact the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors at http://www.aols.org/contact

Julia could put your request into our newsletter that all licensed surveyors receive and you could get someone local to Toronto....

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