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Here is a shot of the project from ArcMap as it looks when plotted over some aerial photos.
Lately I have been working on several photo mapping projects. This is a photo taken while mapping a portion of the new hiking trail at San Luis Creek campground near Gustine, California.
Memories from presidential election years in the USA remind me it is a difficult time to be a surveyor. It seems nobody wants to start a new project until they have a plan for the future. With the election process up in the air it is hard for most people to predict the future of our national government.
When it was up to me to be sure the company survived our decision was to hunker down and survive the year by chasing projects outside the normal flow of work. I remember…Read more →
Now that I am a retired surveyor I may spend more time thinking about my garden than thinking about surveying. But I still find some topics interesting. You may see a response from me once in a while if I think there is something I can add. Mostly I will lurk because I do not ponder new technology. New technology…Read more →
It seems reasonable to think that removing the huge pecan tree east of the ProFlex500 base station antenna would influence the OPUS results. But my first OPUS report following removal of the tree was included in the current average NAD83(2011) position. This remains a work in progress. Over time there will be more OPUS sessions. Each time I will decide whether to include it in the average or begin…Read more →
My ProFlex500 RTK Internet base station is now broadcasting RTK corrections using NAD83(2011). To view the status menu: UserID: user Password: pf500