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Long time since I have been on-line here. I salute LSU on growing a large base, and I have witnessed a growth in the content and number of members. This is a great all encomplassing surveying site. Have been working on a blog site, and a learning site that for land surveyors and GIS folks "who want to know about land surveying, GIS and people who I have been able to video. Lot's of short videos,interviews, tutorials, articles and papers on the historyl of Texas Land (Darrell Shine's…

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Surveyors-How Do You Represent Your State?

Introducing The United States of America Land Surveyors Support Groups

Its been a long and interesting process, but I finally managed to get all 50 state-based social support groups up for the United States of America. The idea here is to create a place for every surveyor in the United States (and eventually the globe) to go and have all of their state based information all in one…

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Introducing Surveyors of Land
For surveyors out there who like to goof off (I can't imagine there are any, but what the hey), I have an exciting announcement. Among us is a member by the name of Clay Ostrom, animator, artist and the creator of a new animated series called "Surveyors of Land." This show is centered around the lives of two land surveyors…
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Surveying history and Museum

Updating progress on The "The Museum of Measurement and Time"
July 10, 2010:

We are closer to the grand opening. We have acquired a building and are making improvements. We plan to have things ready for opening by October 2010.

The museum will feature Land Surveying and Horology. The collection of surveying equipment and clocks are being prepared for display. Visit our web site for additional details.

Suggestions and comments from the Surveying…

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Got an old manual or equipment quick start guide laying around on your hard drive? Chances are someone on Land Surveyors United could really find that information useful tomorrow or next week. I'm going to show you how to share it with the network in less than one minute.

How To Embed Any Document Type into Land Surveyors United
This requires no knowledge of HTML and can be accomplished…
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Not a Typo! I am giving away a FREE land surveyor website to the LSU member who posts the best land surveying field trick to the discussion forum within the next 7 days. The member with the most useful and highest rated field trick will receive a custom…
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Portable Notes for the Field

I came across a useful tool for surveyors today called Notepad.cc.....it allows you to create notes on anything you like (for example, field notes, equipment setup, coordinates, etc.). Here is an example of one I made as a test: http://notepad.cc/landsurveyorsunited

All you do is go to that URL and erased what i wrote, change the URL at the bottom to anything you like...then you can share it here on LSU if you like or…
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Land Surveyors United Digest, News and Updates

News and Updates

Greetings Surveyors!
The past couple of weeks have been more active than ever on LSU and I want to fist thank you all for taking time out of your hectic schedules to help one another in the field. It sure makes a difference at work when you know you have support, right? In the spirit of excitement for all of this participation, i redesigned much of the front page and several of the other tool related…
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I've been gradually assembling themed photo albums based on Land Surveyors United submissions. This month we are focusing on "Wildlife Caught While Surveying" and you can see the progress of the album so far. If you have the time, check out these albums and when you run across one that you submitted, simply drop some more information in the comments section so that everyone can get…
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Land surveyors on LSU have created something that otherwise has been lost in the industry over time and that is both an International and a National Voice. With all of the recent disconnections and disassociations occurring industry-wide amongst associations and organizations (example NSPS/ACSM), it is important that we maintain this voice at the very least here on LSU. We need to see and read what others are going through in the field and continue to lend community support to our…
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