MAPPS (An Association of Photogrammetry, Mapping and Geospatial Firms) has announced their 2017 Winter Conference, which will be held January 13 through 17, 2017 at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Florida.
what3words, the multi-award winning location reference system, has today announced that six national mapping agencies have adopted 3-word addresses.
That’s right, baseball fans. We’re announcing our first-ever Virtual Office Pool and we’re starting with the 2016 World Series featuring the Cleveland Indians versus the Chicago Cubs! Heck, we’ve even designated a special place here at RPLS Today called RPLS Sports to handle this and (hopefully) future Virtual Office Pools.
BPELSG, with the help of several licensees, has investigated and monitored the activities associated with a small group of unlicensed individuals who have deceived multiple Southern California property owners by representing themselves as legitimately authorized to perform land surveying services and providing those services in a manner that directly fails to meet the standards which the public can rely upon.
Some people have an affinity for surveying or a related field ?n their blood,?and quite a few have it, literally, ?n their bloodlines.?There are a lot of multi-generational practices. These are more common among small, local firms providing, say, residential lot surveys; the nature of these firms means that they are often sole-proprietor with local knowledge and a client base that makes the following of one? parent? footsteps an attractive option.
Thanks to our long-time Community member, Rankin_File, the 2016 College Football Pick ‘Em for Land Surveyors is ready to go. But you need to act fast, because you won’t be able to sign-up after the games begin this coming weekend!
Kespry, which designs automated drone systems for commercial use, today announced the new Kespry Drone 2.0. The new lighter-weight drone flies 2X as long, covers 2X the ground area, and has 2X the wind resilience, due to the new airframe, battery, and flight system improvements.
Here? a question for Lambert state plane coordinate system users. Over how big an area can a Lambert state plane coordinate system give usable results? Before you answer, consider the following…
Surley Surveyor and Gunner George were out staking on a property survey one Monday. Gunner was fairly new to the profession and was still breaking in the new total station. Both were under stress, because their boss back in the office was cranky and wasn? sure that the new equipment investment was a good thing.
Thanks to the efforts of the state cartographer? office, an informative forum was held in March 2015 at UW Stevens Point. You were in attendance. The major announcement heard at that event concerned the misalignment of county boundaries.