Featured Surveyor Stories – July 2012 Archive (4)

Elevations with GPS

The Oklahoma Society of Land Surveyors offers a seminar titled Elevations with GPS on September 8, 2012.  This Saturday seminar will start at 9 and will last until noon.  The presenter is Phil Stevenson.

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Perhaps we need to rethink the title the next time this comes up because some of what I plan to illustrate is the use of GLONASS with GPS.  Perhaps we should call this…

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Submitted by Phil Stevenson on July 28, 2012 at 8:59am — Comment On This...

Transit of Venus



It is all about Surveyors in the old days and Astronomy to determine the observer's position on earth to view the Transit of Venus like Captain James Cook did in 1769 in Tahiti and the use of modern technology doing the same thing these days using spherical Trig and Geometry for GPS. Also to bring these facts to students at schools to attract them to our career prospects. The Transit won't apper for another 11 years.


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Submitted by Nick de Weger on July 22, 2012 at 3:10am — 1 Comment

Bridging surveying and GIS


A few days to the opening of the Survey Summit, it is appropriate to remind us that LIS is that bridge that connects GIS to surveying [http://onlinedigeditions.com/display_article.php?id=1116789]. Read more in the summer issue of the ACSM Bulletin [ http://www.webmazine.org/issues/current/index.shtml ].


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Submitted by Ilse Genovese on July 19, 2012 at 1:03pm — Comment On This...

Dear Real-World: Meet Land Surveyors United

So much to cover in such a small space! A LOT has happened over the past couple of weeks on the network, but here are a few highlights and announcements for you to chew on over the weekend. 


~ Blog Posts/ Articles have been replaced as Surveying Stories- pull your uploaded photos and videos into a story post and tell us a tale of…

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Submitted by Jaybird on July 6, 2012 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

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