July 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Community Total Station Questionaire: Your Input Needed

Community Total Station and Equipment Manufacturer Questionaire

On the network today we are listing a new survey created by analysts at the Royal Bank of Scotland. RBS are interested in the community's views on which equipment manufacturers you use and like/don't like and why, as well as what the most important factors are when selecting a total station, in order to get a picture…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on July 25, 2011 at 4:19pm — 2 Comments

We have our Geoeye on you.

About GeoEye

GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy and online media rely on GeoEye's imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in…

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Submitted by Jim on July 20, 2011 at 7:40am — 1 Comment


[updated July 16] Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the second of 12 GPS Block IIF satellites it is building for the U.S. Air Force. GPS IIF-2, renamed Space Vehicle Number 63 (SVN-63), is functioning normally and ready to begin on-orbit maneuvers and operational testing.

After two postponements, the second  GPS Block IIF satellite launched successfully from Cape Canaveral at 2:41 a.m. EDT on July 16. GPS signals from the spacecraft payload will be turned on for test…

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Submitted by Jim on July 19, 2011 at 1:36pm — 4 Comments

Going Green is a reality!

Teamed with multiple trade professionals for more than 8 months intricately our surveyor’s laid out the path to completion. Watching the woods being parted at the Brookhaven National Laboratory certainly was poignant.  However, opening the provision of expanse provided Green energy and lighting for more than 4,000 Long Island homes. I considered it a true historic moment.  A huge under taking, we utilized our Trimble robotic total stations, GNSS and conventional tools to perform…

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Submitted by Jim on July 18, 2011 at 8:11am — 3 Comments

Land Survey Lite Software Community Review

Land Surveyors United is now working with the developers of a new program called "Land Survey Lite," which is ideal for Professional Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers who need an economical software solution. It also provides a low-cost way for Architects to communicate their data to the Engineer.

Download for Free and Submit Community Reviews

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Submitted by ePalmetto on July 14, 2011 at 6:32pm — 1 Comment

The Land Surveyor and Adverse Possession in Texas



We have heard many arguments from critics over the last few years berating professional land surveyors for not holding existing fences, improvements, or other evidence of possession on the ground as the boundary lines of real property. At the same time, other critics have called for holding, as the…

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Submitted by Deward Karl Bowles on July 11, 2011 at 12:51am — 3 Comments

Land Surveying in Wisconsin

Land Surveying in Wisconsin


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Submitted by Scott D. Warner, PLS on July 8, 2011 at 11:00pm — Comment On This...

The Gap that Swallowed the Land Surveyor



The Gap that Swallowed the Land Surveyor


By Pean Cheneying,…

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Submitted by Deward Karl Bowles on July 3, 2011 at 11:00am — Comment On This...

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