Month: September 2009

Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-09-27

Playing at the CVS Downtown 5k in downtown Providence, playing at the last half-mile of the run, hope to see some of you (via @SoldforLess) # @SoldforLess playing at the CVS Caremark 5K run in Providence today. Come see us

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Professional Land Surveyor Source News – AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Update 2 is now Available

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Update 2 Yesterday Autodesk released the second update to their AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 software program. Clicking the link below will redirect you to the AutoCAD Civil 3D & AutoCAD Civil Services & Support page for

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Hemisphere GPS and Handheld Group Announce Strategic Partnership and A New DGPS Receiver

ARLSRUHE, Germany, Sept. 22 /CNW/ – (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS and Handheld Group jointly announced their strategic partnership today from the InterGeo Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. Through this partnership, Hemisphere GPS offers a custom version of its advanced GPS receiver

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Video for Land Surveyors: Parcel Copy and Merge Part 2

This AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Video for Land Surveyors Series of 2 videos shows you how to Create Parcels, work with different Sites, Move Parcels and, finally, how to Merge Parcels. Because of the length of the video, I’ve broken

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-How Often Does AutoCAD Crash on You?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question of when you use AutoCAD, How Often Does AutoCAD Crash on You? Take the survey and please tell us what you think about the issue of AutoCAD crashing, how often

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Video for Land Surveyors: Parcel Copy and Merge Part 1

This AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Video for Land Surveyors series of 2 videos shows you how to Create Parcels, work with different Sites, Move Parcels and, finally, how to Merge Parcels. Because of the length of the video, I’ve broken

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USGS CoreCast Podcast Series-EDMAP: Training the Next Generation of Geoscientists

EDMAP: Training the Next Generation of Geoscientists Geologic maps record the distribution of rock and soil materials at Earth’s surface and help decision makers identify and protect valuable resources, avoid risks from natural hazards, and make wise land use choices.

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Professional Land Surveyor News: USGS Offers $500,000 in Grants to Map the Nation

Professional Land Surveyor News: USGS Offers $500,000 in Grants to Map the Nation —Applications due Nov. 12, 2009— The U.S. Geological Survey will award up to $500,000 in grants and cooperative agreements for universities to help produce geologic maps for

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China’s Xinjiang Bans Classified Topography Map Trading

As reported by China’s Xinhua, there is now a ban on topographic map trading, both online and offline, of classified topographic maps in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. This is according to said northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region authorities in a

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks: Finding the Description Key Sets

In today’s AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks I’m going to show you how to find the Description Key Sets. Yesterday this issue came up as a few of you were busily learning to use, or just trying

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Google Apps and the iPhone 3GS for the Professional Land Surveyor

Last week I started using a couple of new technologies and tools, Google Apps and the Apple iPhone, which I will be writing about in future posts after an evaluation period. I did, however, want to share with you a

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Topcons IP-S2 3D Laser and Digital Imagery Mobile Mapping System for GIS Data Collection

Topcons new fully Integrated 3D Laser and Digital Imagery Mobile Mapping System for GIS data collection, the IP-S2. IP-S2 features: High definition mobile 3D mapping Dual frequency GNSS tracking High Accuracy 6-Axis IMU Integration Odometry inputs from on-board vehicle CAN

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NOS Participates In International Geodesy Meeting In Argentina

From August 29 to September 5, representatives from NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) participated in the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. NGS presentations addressed many issues in geodesy and spatial coordinate reference systems. The meeting

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Landsat 5 Fully Operational After Brief Interruption

Landsat 5, the quarter-century-old satellite workhorse, is back in its traces. When the historically reliable earth observation satellite began tumbling in space on the morning of August 13, engineers from the USGS Landsat Flight Operations Team immediately started processes to

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American Land Title Association (ALTA) Policy Licensing Initiative to Strengthen Industry

American Land Title Association (ALTA) Policy Licensing Initiative to Strengthen Industry September 8, 2009 In a move aimed at strengthening the land title industry by protecting the association’s top industry product, the American Land Title Association has launched an initiative

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New Leica ScanStation C10 Gives Surveyors a Competitive Edge with High-Definition Laser Scanning

New Leica ScanStation C10 Gives Surveyors a Competitive Edge with High-Definition Laser Scanning September 1, 2009 — Leica Geosystems introduced today its fastest and most versatile laser scanning system, the Leica ScanStation C10. This new High-Definition Surveying™ (HDS™) scanner is

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