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U. S. Senate Passes Digital Coast Act of 2015

U. S. Senate Passes Digital Coast Act of 2015

Today, April 27, 2016, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved the Digital Coast Act of 2015. The Act, known as S. 2325 and backed by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS), was approved without opposition.

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Cool Heads

Cool Heads

Cool heads need to prevail, and for the most part they do. There is an odd mix of emotions surrounding the transition of the surveying profession from the 20th century to the 21st ?angst, optimism, fear, excitement, motivation, despairt

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The Jefferson Stone

The Jefferson Stone

April 13 was President Jefferson? birthday, which is a great time to remind you of the Jefferson Stone, which resides near the Washington Monument.

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Land Surveying in Today's World

Land Surveying in Today’s World

L?nd ?urv???ng is crucial in the w?rld we l?v? ?n t?d??. A ?r?f?????n?l land ?urv???r can ?????t in eradicating ???u?? th?t ?m?rg? ?n l?ght ?f l?nd l?m?tations. They ?r? ?l?? the ?r?n????l ?nd?v?du?l? to b? called ?n when advances ?nd ?nh?n??m?nt? ?r? being made to open spaces, such as renovations or extensions, ?s well as, the l?nd the public utilize r?ut?n?l?.

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Is GPS Really A Gift to Surveying?

Is GPS Really A Gift to Surveying?

Today, with survey grade GPS, measurements can be made to the nearest centimeters. Are today? advancements in technology improvements that we really need? Were the skills and accuracies of yesterday good enough for land measurements? Is GPS surveying just another way of challenging yesterdays’ skills?

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The Role of Land Surveyors in Society

The Role of Land Surveyors in Society

Surveyors and civil engineers, like other experts, may give testimony on questions involving matters of technical skill and experience with which they are peculiarly acquainted. This article focuses on the essential role the Land Surveyor plays when acting as a Boundary Surveyor.

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