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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 Land Surveyors Website, branded to match your company and search engine ready. On July 6th the trick with the most views, comments and shares will take the prize.

What Qualifies as a Trick?
I once saw a surveyor plum a prism rod using a doorway. An
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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 just access it from your cell phone or computer from the field at the URL you
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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 pages for you. Also, the site wide search on the left hand side of the front page is DYNAMITE a
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Three new land surveying topics have been added to the network forum today. When you view the forum in "Grid Format" you will see them on the left hand side. They are as follows:

We have all seen things while surveying that most people in society would never run across in daily life. Gators, snakes, bears, planes hitting buildings, dogs catching birds...the sky is the limit. Tell us about it!

What do surveyors talk about at work? If
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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 a better idea of what they are looking at, especially LOCATIONS-if you could map the photo, that would be a great h
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With the level of competition that exists for land surveyors and geomatics professionals, being successful as a company owner or working independently requires a combination of technical and creative skills, as well as business skills. Naturally, most land surveyors are more comfortable with the technical and creative aspects and less comfortable with running a business. While you do need to have some capability to run the business, you do not need to be a business guru to be an effective and ef

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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 fellow profess
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