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### Traverse, Traverse Line and How does GPS fit into all of this with GPS Traverse

If you look the word traverse up it is used as a noun, a verb, a adverb, a adjective and the list goes on.It also  has many definitions oth…

Started by Billy Brooks

13 Apr 1, 2016

### Double rodding, I never called it this, I used Double turns, 2 of something

Hello Eveyone, I guess it does not matter what you call it ,if it can be mastered it saves time and money. Running long level runs can tak…

Started by Billy Brooks

3 Mar 21, 2016

### Rules of Thumb for surveying

Several rules of thumb which makes life a little easier: When checking in and your off 30" remember 20" is 0.01' in 100' so if your 50' fee…

Started by Michael Alan Sanchez

2 Feb 16, 2016

### Ebook: Trigonometry Workbook For Dummies

This is a PDF book that every surveyor should have in their arsenal!  Trigonometry Workbook for Dummies is great and helpful even for those…

Started by ⚡Survenator⌁

0 Dec 28, 2015

### Use Shadow of a Tree to Calculate Height

Here is a really cool trick to calculate the height of a tree using its shadow, taught by Jeff Jenson of UNLV

Started by Jaybird

3 Apr 15, 2011

### Find Height of Structure to Nearest Hundredth of a Foot

Below is the formula for calculating the heigh of a structure to the nearest hundredth of a foot.

Started by Jaybird

0 Apr 14, 2011

### Online Tool for Converting Latex Equations into Images

I found a great tool for this group that every surveyor should know about.  Its called Online Latex Equation editor and it is awesome! Here…

Started by ePalmetto

0 Mar 18, 2011

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