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Michael Rourke favorited Justin Farrow's article What is a Zenith and how is a Zenith used in Land Surveying?
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Michael Rourke favorited Billy Brooks's discussion 1000+ Surveying questions and answers
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The Solar Compass: Navigating the Past and Present of Land Surveying
The solar compass stands as a landmark innovation in the history of land surveying. Developed in the early 19th century by William Austin Burt, an American surveyor and inventor, this specialized instrument was crafted to overcome the limitations posed by magnetic deviations which affected traditional compasses, especially in areas with high mineral content. Its introduction marked a significant advancement in surveying,…
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Troy Murphy is now a member of Land Surveyors United - Global Surveying Community
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The Role of Land Surveying and Map Making at the Battle of Waterloo
The Battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18, 1815, is one of the most studied military engagements in history. It was not merely a clash of armies but a showdown of strategic wit and geographical mastery. At Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte faced off against the Duke of Wellington, whose superior use of land surveying and map-making techniques played a decisive role in shaping the outcome of this pivotal battle. This engagement…
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Tabu Dabu is now a member of Land Surveyors United - Global Surveying Community
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nemamea 1, alex lysa and Russell Horwood joined Land Surveyors United - Global Surveying Community
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christopher lucas posted a blog post
Surveying in the Cloud: The Technological Shift in Data Management and Analysis
In the digital age, the land surveying profession is witnessing a significant shift in how data is managed, stored, and analyzed. Traditional methods of data handling, which often involved manual processing and physical storage, are being replaced by cloud computing and web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS). These advancements offer unprecedented opportunities for surveyors to enhance their workflows,…
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Justin Farrow favorited ⚡Survenator⌁'s article Helpful Checklists for Land Surveyors (Boundary, Staking, Level Loop, GPS RTK)
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EP183 - Shirley Chapunza - FIG YSN Chair via GeoRadio- All Land Surveyor Podcasts in One

Next up in our series of episodes featuring conversations with Young Surveyors from the recent FIG Working Week 2024 in Accra, Ghana is Shirley Chapunza from Zimbabwe. She joined Tim Burch for an insight into her introduction as a surveyor, what led her to getting involved with the YSN at the local and international level, and how important mentoring is to surveyors new to the profession. Another great conversation, so check it out today!

Wednesday
Justin Farrow posted a discussion in Surveyors Online Toolbox
Old Maps Online, MapTiler, and the David Rumsey Map Collection have collaborated to launch TimeMap.org, an innovative interactive world map. This tool allows you to delve into the history of human civilization over the past 6,000 years, providing a unique resource for professional land surveyors to explore the evolution of geographical boundaries, historical figures, and significant events that shaped our world.
TimeMap Highlights:

Extensive Historical Coverage: TimeMap offers access to over…
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The surveyor hub for Surveyors Online Toolbox was featured
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The surveyor hub for Surveyors Online Toolbox was featured
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