Month: March 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup March 31, 2013

Snake in the Field

New Training Courses Field Surveyor Party Chief Training Course AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveyor Training Course Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Archive – Last 3 weeks: Updates Around The Interwebs: The Professional Land Surveyor Daily The Autocad Civil

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: How Satellites Work

Surveyor's Saturday Serendipity How Satellites Work

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with this older, but interesting, video describes how satellites work: “Geostationary satellites are positioned one-tenth of the way to the moon (about 36,000 km), but how do they stay there? This video shows how

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 8

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:15 — 21.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast (PLSP) Shownotes – Episode 8

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PLS Vlog 007 – PLS Podcast News, Viewer Comments & PLS Updates

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Professional Land Surveyor Vlog 007 PLS Podcast News, Viewer Comments & PLS Updates Professional Land Surveyor vlog with news, updates and AutoCAD Civil 3D tips brought to you by Eric D. Colburn, PLS. Join in on the Survey Party! Watch the Professional

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 7

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:22 — 6.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast (PLSP) Shownotes – Episode 7

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Business Strategies After the Great Recession, Finding Light At The End Of the Tunnel

Recent economic reports mostly are showing signs of improvement, largely due to the improving housing market. Without a doubt, this is good news with many business owners finally finding light at the end of the tunnel. After many years of

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup March 24, 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Archive – Last 3 weeks: Updates Around The Interwebs: The Autocad Civil 3D Daily Youtube: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Guts Google Earth Google+ AutoCAD Civil 3D Community Geomatics Today R&D Mag: Report find mobile LIDAR

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Leica iCON Introduces New ‘Roading’ Application and Major Productivity Gains with Updated iCONstruct v1.5 Field Software

Leica iCON CC50 and CC60-61 Field Controllers

Leica iCON Introduces New ‘Roading’ Application and Major Productivity Gains with Updated iCONstruct v1.5 Field Software Leica Geosystems has released a new, enhanced version of the iCONstruct field software for its pioneering Leica iCON portfolio of tailor-made positioning and measuring

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Center City, Pa Flythrough Using Pointools and 3ds Max

Surveyor's Saturday Serendipity Center City, Pa Flythrough Using Pointools and 3ds Max

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with a Laser Scanning Video by Control Point Associates described on their Youtube Channel as: “This is a unique flythrough using Pointools and 3ds Max to give a first person representation of an entire city

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 911 Edit Multiple Points

AutoCAD Civil 3D 911 Webcast

EMERGENCY AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D 911, HOW CAN WE HELP YOU? In this AutoCAD Civil 3D 911 series article is available to all site members beginning at the Associate Member level. Some names have been changed to protect the inquisitive. Submit your

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The Professional Land Surveyor Podcast Episode 6

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 8:47 — 8.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe Professional Land Surveyor Podcast (PLSP) Shownotes – Episode 6

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Best 2 Marketing Ideas To Grow Your Land Surveying, Geomatics Or Engineering Business

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Growing any business takes time, effort and strategy. It never hurts to also add a pinch of passion and gumption to that recipe. So, why is it that your land surveying, geomatics, or engineering business struggles to grow and never

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup March 17, 2013

Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup March 10, 2013 Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Mini-UAV-Based Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning Video National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 Announced By The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Motivational Monday:

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup March 10, 2013

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Archive – Last 3 weeks: Updates Around The Interwebs: The Professional Land Surveyor Daily Professional Land Surveyor Google Plus Community ProfSurv.com: Schonstedt Instrument Company Launches Giveaway Program to Celebrate 60th Anniversary PLS Linkedin:

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Mini-UAV-Based Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning Video

Surveyor's Saturday Serendipity Mini-UAV-Based Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning Video

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with a Mini-UAV-Based Photogrammetry and Laser Scanning Video. I love this technology, which could become an industry game-changer, allowing entry into the aerial mapping market to land surveying and geomatic companies. Watch the Surveyor’s Saturday

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National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 Announced By The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS).

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National Surveyors Week – March 17-23, 2013 National Surveyors Week will be celebrated nationwide March 17-23, according to the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). Hundreds of surveyors nationwide are planning activities, such as talks to school groups, contacts with

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Motivational Monday: Focused Organization of Boundary Surveying Monuments

In this week’s Motivational Monday episode, I discuss using a more focused, and list based organization, of the boundary monuments called-for, found or not found. Watch the Motivational Monday Video: Focused Organization of Boundary Surveying Monuments

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup March 3, 2013

Cool GPS Vectors

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: Dynamic Robot Manipulation Video

Dynamic Robot Manipulation

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with a cool video of a robotic mule. On many occasions, I’ve commented that while a robotic total station is a fantastic thing to have, I would rather have robotic tri-pod legs that

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