Students and teachers from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have found a boundary monument originally depicted on Hong Kong’s oldest scientifically surveyed map, the Ordnance Map of Hong Kong of 1845 by Lt. Thomas Bernard Collinson Royal Engineers.
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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?
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.
When most of your research is completed and you?e ready to set up the field work, one of your early considerations could be, ?o I already have control in the area I can use??
Did you know that surveying has been around for centuries now? To be more specific, it has been used for 6,000 years based on historical records. Are you familiar with the monument Stonehenge? Reports suggest that it has used surveyors and employed peg and rope geometry.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expected to rollout Commercial Drone Compliance with Part 107 in mid- to late-2016.