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With all of the discussion on the web about how cloud computing will change or is changing the land surveying industry, its hard to not wonder who out there (including myself) might be a complete "Dummy" when it comes to all of this new technology. So with that said, I've been doing some research on "Cloud Computing" and came up with a few great resources I…
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May is steadily approaching and I plan to focus on Land Surveyors United groups this month. We have several new features just released and a few in the works. This blog post should bring you up to speed.

Our New LSU Surveying Firm Directory
Over the next couple of weeks, I will…
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Land surveying equipment Hardware brochures and documents


Justin has made some new updates can be found on both the Quick Start Guides Page and the Land Surveying Hardware Brochures page. For those of you looking for manuals, brochures or guides, if you cannot find them here, have no fear. Try these two steps before giving…

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It has come to my attention that the University of Maine is proposing budget cuts in its Survey Engineering Technology (SVT) program, and I'd like your help in getting the University to change its mind. If these proposed budget cuts are implemented in this survey program it could have a huge negative impact on our profession and in our land surveying businesses, too. The following information sent to me explains in detail what the issue is, how to voice your opinion on this matter, and how to…
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The position of the sun is very important for nearly every land surveying job. I found this google maps mashup for you to check out which may come in handy (via Google Maps Mania)

SunCalc is a great Google Maps based tool for finding the position ofthe sun and the sunrise and sunset times for any…
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survey job

Experience10/08 – Present FNF Construction, Inc. Tempe, AZGM Proving Grounds, Yuma, AZHeavy Highway Construction Staking on U.S. Highway 93 at Hoover Dam.7/08 – 10/08 JL Andrews & Associates, LLC Phoenix, AZLand Boundary field surveys and construction staking. Trimble GPS units.7/07 – 7/08 Rinker Materials (CEMEX) Phoenix, AZBoundaries & Easement, Stockpile Inventory, Flood Certification, Rough Grading. Perform field and office tasks using Leica GPS units as 1-man crew and Carlson 2006…
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Which Other Land Surveyors are Online?

Several surveyors have asked me how to know when other members are online, so I made some adjustments to the network. Today, I've added new indicators to the network to let everyone know which other members are online.

whos online Will indicate that a member who's photo, video or blog post you are looking at is online or not.


i'm online now Will be the indicator for featured members on the front page and in the…

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If you haven't yet found a group on LSU to join, I'm going to make this extremely easy for you to choose one. Choose a Support Group that Best Serves You based on Equipment You Use in the field or your geographical location on the planet.


Groups Based on Equipment


Sokkia Support Group…
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The thought of writing a book never entered my mind until this story came to me in a dream one night. I also wanted to show a little love for my friends and family through the characters in the book. Unfortunately, there aren't many books with a Land Surveyor as the protaganist. This was an opportunity to expose the public to our passion.

Although I've written thousands of land descriptions, it didn't make me a writer. I don't even read books! I am a vivid daydreamer which makes…

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Information and User Manuals for Sokkia Link

Information related to Sokkia Link can be difficult to track down, apparently. SOKKIA Link is easy-to-use data link software. It is distributed tocustomers upon purchase of a current SOKKIA total station. InstallSOKKIA Link on your PC and connect with your SOKKIA products. SOKKIALink will make your SOKKIA products more useful, more efficient, andmore…
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CEASER_field

Have a look at www.ceaser.co.za on the all new CEASER_field program for Engineering and Topographical Surveyors. It runs on any Windows Mobile device and uses the same driver engine used on the older program that ran on the Workabout from Psion, which has been a huge success.

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18ª Feria Ibérica de la Construcción-FICON.

Las empresas y profesionales más destacados del sector de laconstrucción, tanto de España como de Portugal, que fabrican,comercializan o dan servicios al sector inmobiliario, el urbanismo, elmedio ambiente, las energías renovables, la construcción engeneral.....todos ellos unidos bajo un mismo marco FICON 2010. FICON se celebrará del 24 al 27 de marzo de 2010, en Don Benito (Badajoz).
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