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Here are the authors, arranged in alphabetical order by last name:

Kylie Arena
Kylie Arena
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Kylie Arena

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Artarmon, New South Wales, AU

Sales & Marketing Manager with experience in SEO, Social Media, Article Writing, Traditional & Digital advertising and marketing, project and relationship management, accounts management including pending money collections, report generation and sales presentations.

Edward Glawe
Edward Glawe, LS
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Edward Glawe

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Baltimore, Maryland, US

Edward is currently a land surveyor for Montgomery County, Maryland, D.O.T., sole proprietor for Edward Glawe LLC, journalist for surveying, technological, and historical resources.

Wendell Harness
Wendell T. Harness, PLS
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Wendell T. Harness, PLS

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Salem, Oregon, US

Wendell has been a Land Surveyor since 1986. He obtained his license in Oregon in 1998 and maintains it to this day. He has since moved on to building websites for his day job, but he never lost sight of the surveying community. He purposely stays involved in the industry because he will always be a Land Surveyor at heart.

David Karoly
David B. Karoly, PLS
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David B. Karoly, LS

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Sacramento, CA, US

Rich Leaver Pic
R. J. Leaver, LS
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R. J. Leaver, LS

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, US

R. J. Leaver is a full time licensed and insured Wisconsin land surveyor, and he has been practicing in Dodge County and the surrounding counties for over 30 years, including 22 years as the Dodge County Surveyor.

Jim McLefresh
Jim McLefresh
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Jim McLefresh

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Spokane, Washington, US

Jim retired from Spokane County as a GPS Survey Technician in May 2015 and is a member of and the GPS Committee Co-Chair for the Land Surveyors Association of Washington State. He also lectures on GPS, AutoCAD and Field Survey Procedures and has been a regular Speaker at Trimble Dimensions conventions.

Gavin Schrock
Gavin Schrock
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Gavin Schrock

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Seattle, Washington, US

Surveying, mapping, GIS, data mnagement, project management, radio navigation, satellite navigation, emerging technologies, tech writing, feature writing, dealing with jerks.

BJ Tucker
B. J. Tucker
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B. J. Tucker

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Inyokern, California, US

James Allen Wyatt
James Allen Wyatt
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James Allen Wyatt

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North Carolina, US

Though retired, Allen is a licensed mathematics teacher in North Carolina and is National Board Certified in mathematics teaching. Having admired surveyors and their profession since introductory trig in high school, he has studied and developed Lambert conformal conic projections informally since 2010.