Month: October 2008

Durable Goods Orders gain in September 2008

Below you will find the Advanced Report on Manufacturers’ Shipments, Inventories, and Orders for September 2008. in brief, you will see that New Orders increased by 0.8 percent, Shipments increased 0.2 percent, Unfilled Orders increased 0.3 percent and Inventories increased 0.4

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SURVEY: What is the size of your typical survey field crew?

I’m only half kidding with the comments I placed within the parenthesis in the survey above. The one useful eye bit refers to the person running the transit; although if I had room I would also have added the usefulness of fingers,

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News Release: Peirce Eichelberger Receives URISA’s Horwood Distinguished Service Award

October 24, 2008 (PARK RIDGE, IL) – Peirce Eichelberger, with a long and distinguished record of leadership and contributions to URISA and the GIS community, was the recent recipient of URISA’s prestigious Horwood Distinguished Service Award during the association’s 46th

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LivingRheum.com Goes Live

My wife, Jo-Ann, has started her own website and blog at LivingRheum.com to write about her experience with having Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). She was diagnosed with RA at the age of 36 and has been courageously fighting this disease and finding ways

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FREE Carlson Connect Add-on for AutoDesk/AutoCAD Civil3D 2009

Carlson Software has made available a free add-on utility for users of AutoDesk/ AutoCAD Civil 3D 2009. A link to the Carlson Connect download page is at the bottom of this page (you may need to click on the “Read

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Do you need help with AutoCAD Civil 3D?

Need AutoCAD Civil 3D help? I am in the process of writing about AutoCAD Civil 3D and how it can be used by land surveyors. I will be publishing this in posts on this site, and with more detail in

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NEWS RELEASE: BLM Announces New Rule for Land Withdrawals

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT National News October 9, 2008 Contact: Chris Paolino, 202-208-6416 Jill Moran, 202-452-5068 Link to Federal Register Notice BLM Announces New Rule for Land Withdrawals The Bureau of Land Management will publish Friday, October 10

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Announcing Surveying Books Page

Announcing Surveying Books Page. Please visit our Surveying Books Page on this site, created today. You will find land surveying books and surveying related books, books on AutoCAD, Business and GIS. I’ve included the following small sample of the books you will

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NEWS RELEASE: ERDAS Announces a Free Webinar – Bigger, Stronger, Faster (ERDAS Image Web Server 2009)

ERDAS Announces a Free Webinar – Bigger, Stronger, Faster (ERDAS Image Web Server 2009) 15 October 2008 Norcross, GA – ERDAS is offering Bigger, Stronger, Faster, a free webinar on Thursday, October 23, 2008, highlighting ERDAS Image Web Server 2009.

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Cadalyst Lynn Allen’s Tips and Tricks: Tidy Up Your Scale Lists

Play Cadalyst Lynn Allen’s Tips and Tricks “Tidy Up Your Scale Lists” video.

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NEWS RELEASE: ERDAS APOLLO 2009 Selected by China’s National Environmental Protection Ministry

ERDAS APOLLO 2009 Selected by China’s National Environmental Protection Ministry 14 October 2008 Norcross (Georgia, USA) – China’s National Environmental Protection Ministry is implementing ERDAS APOLLO 2009, a unified enterprise platform for managing and serving large volumes of geospatial data

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NEWS RELEASE: APEX OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES REVOLUTIONARY NEW FIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY: PROFIELD™

APEX OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES REVOLUTIONARY NEW FIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY: PROFIELD™ Company Leverages Innovative Technology, Engineering Expertise to Significantly Improve Field Asset Management Quality and Operational Efficiency. HERNDON, VA – October 13, 2008 Apex CoVantage, a leading global knowledge process outsourcing

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USGS Geography: The National Map

USGS Geography: The National Map. Screenshot of Epcot Center in USGS National Map “The National Map, our online, interactive map service. You can view The National Mapby using your Web browser (no special software or download required). The National Map

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Lyme Disease and associated tick-borne diseases: The Basics” 5th Edition 2007 by Douglas W. Fearn

The Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (LDASEPA) website is full of information about Lyme Disease. You can find their very informative booklet Lyme Disease and associated tick-borne diseases: The Basics” 5th Edition 2007 by Douglas W. Fearn for downloading.

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY: Is the 700-Billion Financial Rescue Plan the right solution for the economy?

Now that 700-Billion Financial Rescue Plan (not counting the added pork) has been approved, all the questions about this plan, and other plans suggested, will be answered with time. This is where the rubber hits the road and when we

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NEWS RELEASE: Trimble Introduces Enhanced Solutions for Survey, Engineering

BREMEN, Germany, Sept. 30, 2008 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced further enhancements to its complete surveying portfolio as part of its Connected Site™ solutions: New models of the Trimble® S8 Total Station with options for monitoring and tunneling applications New

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Project Management Quick Tips – Lesson 1

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Hand Drawn Map Association

Check out the Hand Drawn Map Association site that collects interesting, get this, hand drawn maps. These range from very simple maps drawn on napkins, to much more intricate and detailed hand drawn maps. Hand Drawn Map #74 Looking at

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