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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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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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Let me make this simple for you.   For all of the land surveyors seeking employment inside the community, I am going to show you how to embed your resume inside your profile in 2 quick steps (add a 3rd step if you have a Linkedin Profile- but will work with any resume).  This will…

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Some things relevant to land surveying change very quickly, such as technology, shortages in the workforce, etc..  We can look to blogs authored by land surveyors to help guide us through those changes. 

Top 100 Land Surveying Blogs

Here are the current Top 100 Land Surveying blogs based on Search Engine Ranking and Social Shares..…

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Best of 2018 Land Surveyor Community

It has been another great year spent with all of you..  2019 is sure to be our most exciting year yet as we will be finally migrating to our new and improved platform, we will be hosting Survey Earth in a Day twice per year (on both solstices) and we will be hosting a new podcast /interview platform for all of you to be involved with. we hope that you will invite your crew members and…

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When I started my career, I have been attracted by one (of many) question : how accurate is the surface/volume calculations knowing the uncertainties of the points that define these geometrical figures. I really wanted to know in term of standard deviation what would be the "end results".

The solution was to propagate the variances (standard deviation squared) into the functional model (the…

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Hi Everyone,

I completed a Stockpile Volume Survey about a month or so ago and I thought I'd also make a 3d model that would be viewable, both online, but also in VR.

It can be viewed in VR most smartphones if you use cheap eg. $20 goggles, or with an Occulus Go headset.

Check it out and let me know your thoughts or any questions.…

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Dear David c. Garcelon,

                                       What you have written about Mr. Henry david thoreau,s biography, is absolutely correct.Good surveyor is unsung hero.We are the surveyor not getting respect that much even though we are the back bone of project.I think your written highly appreciate by all of us member.

                                    Thank you for valuable writing.

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