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Did you know that LiDAR data is collected virtually everywhere? LiDAR(Light Detection & Ranging) technology isn’t new; it’s very similar to RADAR and uses light waves instead of radio waves. LiDAR sensors can be stationary or attached to moving vehicles, such as cars, planes or drones. LiDAR is used in a wide range of land cover management and planning efforts, including hazard assessment. There are a lot of industries that are already using this technology…

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We've updated the directory of Land Surveyor Hubs inside the community. All community Hub have a dedicated Forum, Photos, Videos, Blogs and more. Asking questions or sharing tips inside a hub is a more targeted way of receiving feedback and finding help....or sharing your tips and tricks with the community.
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Our Worldwide Virtual Surveyor Conference is already half way finished and Tomorrow (Thurday) will be South American Land Surveyors Day and the 5th day of International Surveyors Week 2019.   Please use the app to share photos and videos of Land Surveying in South American countries inside your Local Chapter Hubs. Friday is Survey Earth in a Day 8
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Wednesday June 18th is European Land Surveyors Day and were looking forward to many photos and posts inside Local Chapter Hubs from the EU! Here are some announcements and a Hangout recording about Survey Earth in a Day 8
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Monday is an entirely different story as the primary language of the site is English and our community is 53% land surveyors in North America!  North American Land Surveyors today is your time to shine.   Use the Map Page to introduce yourself locally inside the forum for your location- share photos and videos to your Local Hubs in State Hubs for USA, Caribbean Island Hubs, Canadian and Mexican Land Surveyors hubs.   Let's inspire the next generation with a showcase of our similarities and…
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International Surveyors Week 2019 is your time to shine! Use this opportunity to make yourself worth more to the public by sharing experience, surveying photos and videos of surveying in your location. We built a story map to illustrate this incredible week for land surveyors.
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Welcome to all of our newest members of the community! By tomorrow we will have over 15,400 members worldwide!  I just want to bring you all up to speed on a few improvements, enhancements and additions to the community over the past week.   Our traffic is up over 400% from this time last month and the community is starting to explode with connectedness.
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It's been a great week on Land Surveyors United and a lot of new updates and features to share but I am going to try to make this short and just provide some links to things to check out and get involved with.   
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Party Chief
UPDATE:  We've added a question to your profile which asks "Is your company for hire?" and if you state yes, you can use the HTML box inside your profile to embed company information and link to company website.
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I was rummaging through some of my files today and came across the Faircloth Notes. The document is called “Land Surveying in Alabama” by James M Faircloth. Faircloth was a professor in the Civil Engineering department at the University of Alabama. (Dr. Turner, it’s still hard for me to type or say that.)

During his 36 years at the University he taught Surveying, collected…

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Party Chief

Happy Birthday Land Surveyors United

 

9 Years ago today,during the absolute worst of times, my dad and I started Land Surveyors United in order to change the ways that land surveyors communicated, how they found support and the public perception of what a land surveyor does. With just 5 members and a hard drive full of knowledge base…

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In this post, I will give you some valuable resources and links to International surveying companies and some well know land surveying associations, in hopes that readers will add any links that I might have missed in the comments below. This will be PART THREE of my series of Surveying Resources
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