Land Surveying & Geomatics News

Honolulu, NC? Messin' With Lambert State Plane Coordinates

Honolulu, North Carolina?

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…

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Surley, Gunner, Dr. DeCracker and the MisStake

Surley, Gunner, Dr. DeCracker and the MisStake

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.

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A Primer In Vertical Datums

A Primer In Vertical Datums

A vertical datum is technically, a surface of zero elevation to which heights of various points are referred in order that those heights be in a consistent system.

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Winners of the 2016 NCEES Surveying Education Award

Winners of the 2016 NCEES Surveying Education Award

NCEES has announced the recipients of the inaugural NCEES Surveying Education Award. This annual award recognizes surveying programs that best reflect the organization? mission to advance licensure for engineers and surveyors in order to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

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St. Augustine Mapped Using UAS

St. Augustine To Be Mapped Using UAS

Atlantic Geomatics will be utilizing their Burial Ground Management System to combine drone images with headstone photographs and scanned documents dating back hundreds of years to help visitors easily find the graves of their predecessors.

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Oregon GNSS Users Group

Hands-On Surveying with UAS (Drones)

Once again, the Oregon GNSS Users Group shines with their latest educational opportunity in Salem, Oregon on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. The workshop, Hands-On Surveying With USA (Drones), is an all-day workshop.

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Geography Professor Pikachu?*

An unlikely event is getting our kids outside, interacting with maps, and utilizing GPS and might very well be the grand coordinated global geo-education event many have been hoping for ?at least laterally.

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