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How LiDAR and Hyperspectral Imaging are Transforming Land Surveying:

Land surveying stands as a cornerstone of urban planning, environmental management, and construction, bridging the gap between theoretical designs and real-world applications. Traditionally reliant on physical tools and direct observations, this field has seen transformative advancements with the integration of sophisticated technologies. Among these innovations, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) and Hyperspectral Imaging (HS

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John Adams Relocates Federal Government to Washington 

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On May 15, 1800, President John Adams issued a significant directive that would forever alter the landscape of American governance—ordering the federal government to relocate from its provisional capital in Philadelphia to the newly established seat of power in Washington, D.C. This move was much more than a mere logistical shift; it was a monumental undertaking that would require meticulous planning, unprecedented coordination, and a deep

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Hey Gang,

Wanted to start by wishing a Happy Suveyors Week to all of our hard working members out there here in the States and around the Globe. 

I have been working behind the scenes with Land Surveyors United for several years now and we have decided it is time for me to emerge from behind the curtain and start being a more active part of the site.  I look forward to getting to know you all in some way and am really excited about trying to share some content and bounce ideas off of all of you

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Survey Legend
As technology continues to advance, artificial intelligence (AI) has become more prevalent in various industries. However, the field of land surveying seems to be an exception in the AI world. Despite the crucial role that land surveyors play in the development and maintenance of our communities, AI seems to lack an understanding of what a land surveyor actually is.
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Indovance is experienced in all phases of design, drafting and modeling services. Our Architecture & BIM services help our clients visualize the actual project inside-out to give you a clear and concise picture. Indovance can support your team from concept to construction, to make sure nothing is overlooked.
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Survey Legend

Facebook May Be a Ticking Time Bomb for Land Surveyors

With everything that is happening with the big tech giants this week, a lot of people are thinking about the sustainability of platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp.  Quite a few that I have talked with are concerned not only with the future of their own personal data but also the questionable practices being used to monetize each and every aspect of our lives.  I just wanted to share with you just one conversation that I had today

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Land Surveying is For the Future World

Land surveying is a whole world in itself, which involves measuring and mapping the world around us using mathematics, advanced software, and equipment. Land surveyors are capable of calculating just about anything on the ground, in the sky, or at the bottom of the sea and it also includes polar ice caps.

Land surveyors are employed both in the office and in the field. They are capable of using the highest technology in the fields, such as high-order GPS and aerial and terrestrial scanners for ma

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Breadcrumb Navigation throughout the community, making it simpler to navigate and  find your way back to where you started. Examples: Jobs,   Forums , Toolkits  , Articles Your Member Profile is much more organized and you'll find it much simpler to quickly add content to the community.  You'll also see that you can quickly find jobs, equipment deals and navigate to resources easier through your profile. New dedicated pages for those who are Seeking Employment and for those who are Now Hiring
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When it comes to maps, you must know that map-making is part art and part science. To turn maps into an effective communication tool, you need to reach your audiences. To reach your audiences, the map must present itself in a simple way that gives a sense of comfort and easement to the map users. There are many GIS Mapping Companies that can create sophisticated yet simple-to-visualize maps that are truly making an impact in the Cartography world.

 

What is the Need for Simplicity in Map Making? 9224173270?profile=RESIZE_584x

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Multiple pages were filled with calculations and important drafting details in the architectural field. After CAD technology has been invented, Architectural CAD drafting technology has improved by leaps and bounds where bigger work systems replaced the smaller ones. 

The architecture, engineering and construction industry has a big influence from the digital drafting technology and has brought amazing results in the architectural drafting industry.  The constant demand in the architectural world

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Civil Engineering projects involving construction and architecture infrastructure, require state of the art technologies like civil3D, AutoDesk, AutoCAD, and Revit, etc. This software help produce detailed and high-quality outputs. To get land survey projects done, an engineer needs a team of professional drafters, who deliver detailed construction CAD drawings, topographical profiles, and any other specifications required.

Different kinds of land survey draftings are done to get a complete pictu

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Survey Legend
For Those Who Are Still Seeking Employment If you are looking for a position in Land Surveying, things are getting a bit simpler for you inside the community.  All of the tools and resources have been gathered here for you in a single page for those seeking employment.  Visit that page to Create a Resume which goes straight to recruiters.   See the latest available Surveying Jobs.   Or if you are in the United States, simply upload and share your resume directly to our resume pool.
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Survey Legend
Mentorship for Land Surveyors United Members Because the public knows more about Bigfoot than they do about Land Surveyors... Our Mentorship Hub has been completely redesigned and we even threw in an explanation for why we are using Bigfoot as our Mentorship Guides... A BIG Thank you goes out to those who have been helping spot bugs and work out the kinks...  The apps have been updated and fixed with a new onboarding process which helps everyone know where everyone else is coming from...
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Land Surveyor

How wide is a property line?

property line widthHow wide is a property line?  You may be asking yourself "Did he say that out loud"?  Well, Yes I did.  And here are the potential reasons why; see which one you can identify most with, then think about your own reason and add to the list.  I will list the first three (3) and you provide the rest.  First comment should be begin with the number four (4).

 

  1. It has no width.  It is an abstract line;
  2. It is as wide as the corner markers are;
  3. It's as wide as you and your neighbor agree that it is.
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Survey Legend
Do you teach courses in Land Surveying?   If so, we want to include your courses inside our new Survey School App which should roll out in early January.  The Survey School App includes both free and premium courses for learning all aspects of Land Surveying.  Do Your Write or Sell Books about Land Surveying? If you are a book author who would like to have your books on display and for sale inside the Smarketplace Vitual Mall, in the book store (an inside the Smarketplace App), we want to know
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Not a Surveyor

            Surveys are the demanding stage of the construction of the assignments. Construction survey of the pipeline for oil and gas requires expert engineering analysis, this pipeline needs accurate route survey and route selection. The GIS (geographic information system) mapping provides all types of geographical data for surveying the route. Arcengine makes sure to give the best service drafting the project most efficiently and accurately.
            Many factors are affecting the survey

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