Month: February 2010

Professional Land Surveyor News: Blue Marble will exhibit at Oceanology International 2010

Blue Marble will exhibit at Oceanology International 2010 Gardiner, Maine – February 26, 2010 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) will be exhibiting at the Oceanology International 2010 conference in London March 9th to the 11th. Come visit booth A245 and

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-28

@ryanpconnolly Thanks for the #FF in reply to ryanpconnolly # Professional Land Surveyor News: Bentley Delivers New 3D City GIS Information Modeling Software to Enhance Design http://ericcolburn.com/6R # RT @EngEff: I uploaded a YouTube video — EE Civil 3D Site

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Professional Land Surveyor News: The U.S. Air Force Chose Raytheon To Develop A New Element Of The Global Positioning System (GPS), Called The Advanced Control Segment (OCX), Which Will Improve The Accuracy Of Information From GPS Satellites

The U.S. Air Force chose Raytheon to develop a new element of the Global Positioning System (GPS), called the Advanced Control Segment (OCX), which will improve the accuracy of information from GPS satellites. February 25, 2010 The U.S. Air Force

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Yearly Subscription and Release Cycle-A Few Thoughts

I just finished reading an interesting post on another Civil 3D blog concerning the one year release cycle and Autodesk subscription plan as it relates to Civil 3D users. In large part, the post and conversation centered around: backwards compatibility,

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Professional Land Surveyor News: New Version of Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System Increases Flexibility and Ease of Operation

New Version of Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System Increases Flexibility and Ease of Operation New Version Offers Faster Switch Between Sensor Configurations and Less Downtime Setting Up Machines SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) today introduced its Trimble®

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Sokkia Releases the Series 50RX Reflectorless Total Stations Featuring Enhanced Environmental Durability, Increased Speed and Expanded Functionality

Sokkia Releases the Series 50RX Reflectorless Total Stations Featuring Enhanced Environmental Durability, Increased Speed and Expanded Functionality OLATHE, Kan. – Sokkia Corporation releases the new Series 50RX reflectorless total stations with a breakthrough environmental durability, increased measurement speed and an

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Bentley Delivers New 3D City GIS Information Modeling Software to Enhance Design and Operation of Intelligent Cities

18 February 2010 Leveraging Its Leadership in Information Modeling, Bentley Advances GIS for 3D Cities by Releasing V8i (SELECTseries 1) Versions of Bentley Map, Bentley Descartes, Bentley Geospatial Server, and Bentley Geo Web Publisher EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated,

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-21

Watching the Amazing Race. Oh wait, now it’s the Olympics …. # “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt (via @Mellissalagazo6) # I just blogged about: How to funnel external content to Google Buzz? http://bit.ly/8Xscmj

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USGS Museum – Historical Artifacts and Equipment Related to the History of the U.S. Geological Survey.

Just a few land surveying photographs and images from the USGS I thought were interesting. I hope you enjoy them, too. Professional Land Surveyor Source USGS

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Bootstrap or Training, How Did You Implement AutoCAD Civil 3D?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: Bootstrap or Training, How Did You Implement AutoCAD Civil 3D? I originally posted this question on Linkedin as follows: “Bootstrap or training, how did you implement AutoCAD Civil 3D?

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 1

An Introduction and Welcome to The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast.
Contact Me If You Are Interested in Supporting This Podcast And Be A Sponsor.
Twitter Tweepout
Facebook Fanaticus Focus
Linkedin Land Surveyor Lookout
Professional Land Surveyor News
In Memory of Three Professional Land Surveyors
A Short Discussion of, Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers To Persuasion and Captivation.

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Builder Confidence Improves in February

Builder Confidence Improves in February February 16, 2010 – Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose two points to 17 in February as favorable home buying conditions and signs of healing in the job market helped

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Professional Land Surveyor Marketing Tip-Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion and Captivation

Over the weekend I listened to a few podcast; some funny, some news oriented and a few with business and marketing topics. Marketing is often misunderstood, or overlooked altogether, by many professional land surveyors, engineers and designers. So, when I

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Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-15

Playing a little Little Big Planet. Really cool game. # Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-02-07 http://ow.ly/16wlVo # Create Surfaces Using Point Groups – #AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks http://bit.ly/8zU83a # Professional Land Surveyor

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Professional Land Surveyor Forum Updates

Here are a  few quick links to the Professional Land Surveyor Forum. At the Forum you’ll find a few new topics of discussion and a new Winter Olympics 2010 Board, too. If you’re a surveyor who has mining experience, or

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Trimble Introduces Indoor Mobile Mapping Solution for Capturing Interior Spaces in 2D and 3D Visualization Models

Trimble Introduces Indoor Mobile Mapping Solution for Capturing Interior Spaces in 2D and 3D Visualization Models Delivers Rapid, Easy and High-productivity Indoor Mapping HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today an indoor mobile mapping solution for facilities management.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks: Add Ribbon Menu Items To The Quick Access Toolbar

In today’s AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks I’m going to show you how to Add Ribbon Menu Items To The Quick Access Toolbar. This technique is very useful when you want to have easy access to a favorite AutoCAD

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Leica Geosystems and MicroSurvey Extend Software Partnership

Leica Geosystems and MicroSurvey Extend Software Partnership (Houston, 8 February 2010) Based on rapid growth of High-Definition Surveying™ (HDS™) in civil/survey mapping applications, Leica Geosystems, the market leader in laser scanning products, and MicroSurvey Software Inc., a leader in mapping software,

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Eagle Point Software Corporation Releases New AutoCAD Civil 3D Add-on for Surveyors

Eagle Point Software Corporation Releases New AutoCAD® Civil 3D® Add-on for Surveyors DUBUQUE, Iowa, February 9, 2009 – Eagle Point Software Corporation releases Surveyors’ Companion, an AutoCAD® Civil 3D® add-on product that allows surveyors to comfortably and productively move to

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PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY-Are You Satisfied With The Autodesk Subscription Software Maintenance And Support Program?

In this week’s PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYOR SURVEY I’m asking the question: Are You Satisfied With The Autodesk Subscription Software Maintenance And Support Program? For those of you not familiar with Autodesk Subscription, subscription members, for an annual fee, get automatic upgrades

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