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Thank you David c. Garcelon for Your Book About Thoreau

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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Submitted by TUHIN MUKHERJEE on September 19, 2018 at 11:30pm — Comment On This...

3 Awesome Mobile Apps for Land Surveyors On the Run!

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Many if not most land surveyors are constantly on the run. …

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on October 17, 2018 at 2:12pm — Comment On This...

WHY GPS IS NOT PERFECT

Selective Availability: the intentional degradation of the timing and position information transmitted by a GPS satellite

PDOP: (the position dilution of precision); describes the amount of error due to the geographic position of the GPS satellites.…

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Submitted by Tariq Brown on September 12, 2018 at 3:38pm — Comment On This...

A LITTLE HUMOR GOES A LONG WAY

Submitted by DAVID C. GARCELON on September 17, 2018 at 10:32am — Comment On This...

Resumes On Air - Live Video Cover Letters for Land Surveyors

Next week we are going to try something new on the SurveyingJobs page for Land Surveyors who are looking for employment. We will allow a select few to broadcast live to this page and tell recruiters and companies their…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on September 26, 2018 at 5:49pm — Comment On This...

I was tired. Now I am retired.

Now that I am a retired surveyor I may spend more time thinking about my garden than thinking about surveying.  But I still find some topics interesting.  You may see a response from me once in a while if I think there is something I can add.  Mostly I will lurk because I do not ponder new technology.  New…

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Submitted by Phil Stevenson on June 8, 2015 at 4:19pm — 5 Comments

Over 100+ Land Surveyor Student Scholarships Available

Education both on and off the field is an integral part of being a land surveyor- you can't stop learning.  Everyday presents a new opportunity to both share your experiences and learn from examples left by others -become better surveyors, together.  We hope the next generation will improve the surveying profession but first we must help them understand what it is and its history.  Technical training and Scholarships might just be the key to gaining the attention of the next generation.…

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Submitted by Jaybird on August 2, 2018 at 9:24pm — 1 Comment

Oceania Land Surveyors Day - Day 8 International Surveyors Week

Oceania Surveyors Day

Yesterday we celebrated Middle Eastern Land Surveyors Day and with great success, a lot of content has been shared from your fellow surveyors! Today we traverse to Oceania, where our fellow surveyors will be sharing surveying stories and photos/videos inside…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 24, 2018 at 5:30am — Comment On This...

Middle Eastern Land Surveyors UNITE! Day 7 International Surveyors Week

Middle Eastern Surveyors Day

Yesterday we celebrated South American Land Surveyors Day and with great success, a lot of content has been shared from your fellow surveyors! Today we traverse to Middle East, where our fellow surveyors will be sharing surveying stories and photos/videos…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 23, 2018 at 6:00am — Comment On This...

South American Surveyors UNITE! Day Six of International Surveyors Week

South American Surveyors Day Yesterday we celebrated Survey Earth in a Day 7 and submissions are still coming in!

Welcome to day 6 of International Surveyors Week and South American Land Surveyors Day! Let’s ignite the profession of Land Surveying in…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 22, 2018 at 6:00am — Comment On This...

How to Find a Surveying Job Using the New Jobs Board

The new crowdsourced International Surveying Jobs Board is unlike any other jobs board you'll come across.  It regularly pulls in available jobs from other sites but it also allows members to post available jobs both on other sites as well as as a standard job posting, at no cost.…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on March 8, 2018 at 2:39pm — 1 Comment

Survey Earth in a Day 7 - Day 5 International Surveyors Week

Survey Earth in a Day 7

Yesterday we celebrated European Land Surveyors Day and a LOT of posts are coming in that we will share with you all next week in compilation.…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 21, 2018 at 12:00am — Comment On This...

Thursday 9.21.18 is Survey Earth in a Day 7 - Log A Point for Your Profession

Tomorrow (June 21st) is the BIG DAY for Land Surveyors, worldwide.  Not only is it Day 5 of International Surveyors Week, it is Survey Earth in a Day 7 and an ideal opportunity for surveyors of the world to UNITE in order to inspire the next generation and promote a better public understanding of how…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 20, 2018 at 9:14pm — Comment On This...

European Surveyors UNITE! Day Four of International Surveyors Week

European Surveyors Day

Yesterday we celebrated Asian Surveyors Day and submissions are still coming…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 20, 2018 at 6:00am — Comment On This...

Surveyors UNITE for International Surveyors Week 2018

International Land Surveyors Week 2018 (June 17-23) is for Land Surveyors in any country on earth to celebrate the value of professional land surveyors in society.…

International Surveyors Week 2018

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on March 8, 2018 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Asian Land Surveyors UNITE! Day Three of International Surveyors Week

Asian Surveyors Day

Yesterday we celebrated North American Surveyors Day and submissions are still coming in!

Welcome to day 3 of International Surveyors Week and…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 19, 2018 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Africa Land Surveyors UNITE! International Surveyors Week

Welcome to Africa Land Surveyors Day! Let’s ignite the profession of Land Surveying in countries of Africa by introducing yourself inside the forum of your local hub.

Each group hub has a forum. Start a discussion and tell us why you love land surveying so much....share photos and videos and we’ll share your posts!…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 17, 2018 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

North American Surveyors UNITE! Day Two of International Surveyors Week

north american surveyors week

Yesterday we celebrated Africa Surveyors Day and submissions are still coming in!

Welcome to day 2 of International Surveyors Week and North American Land Surveyors Day! Let’s ignite the profession of…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 18, 2018 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Zoom Into A GeoMax Total Station! Superior Surveyor Services Special

Are you looking for a deal today?  Superior Surveyor Services has one for Land Surveyors United Members!

Give them a call!…

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Submitted by ⚡Survenator⌁ on June 4, 2018 at 9:40am — Comment On This...

THE DEAD END OF THE TRAVERSE METHOD

One of the typical survey method for determining station's points and survey details has been the traverse method. There have been considerable discussions on the way to "adjust" angles and distances and lot of rules of thumb while rigorous Least Squares Adjustment softwares are available anywhere.

I would say "too much" talks and controversial exchanges for a method that is simply not appropriated anymore considering modern instruments. Long traverses (geodetic) have been…

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Submitted by Joel van Cranenbroeck on January 27, 2018 at 11:29am — Comment On This...

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