Category: Pictures

Memorial Day 2013

The boy in this picture was so patriotic, saluting every soldier and passing flag in the parade.

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Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity: 1850 Survey Plat Title and Trees

1850 Survey Plat Title

A wee bit of Surveyor’s Saturday Serendipity with a few pictures of an 1850’s survey plat I found this week. Of note about this survey plat are three things: The survey plat’s title, with interesting wording stating survey scope limitations

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Autodesk Labs Project Photofly-Create 3D Models from Photographs Using the Web

Over on Google+ this morning, Autodesk’s Shaan Hurley, Autodesk Technology Evangelist, posted, “Great list of free software for students. Back to School with Cool FREE Autodesk Software”, linking to his Autodesk Between the Lines blog. His post, Back to School with Cool FREE Software, lists examples

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Spotted Turtle Found While Land Surveying

Yesterday I was cutting line for a roughly 40 acre survey I’m working on when I came across this Spotted Turtle. He or she – we really didn’t get to know each other that well in the short time we

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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 Party: A Few Land Surveying Pictures From The Field

This Professional Land Surveyor Survey Party is brought to you by EricColburn.com – Professional Land Surveyor Source – showing a few pictures I snapped while carrying out land surveying field work somewhat recently. Most of these pictures were taken within the

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Professional Land Surveyors Look For Centuries-Old Ellicott Mounds Marking Alabama-Florida Boundary Line

The following news story is a very interesting article I found about Professional Land Surveyors participating in an Auburn University-sponsored workshop, “Locating the Ellicott Mounds Along the Alabama/ Florida Boundary”: Andalusia starting point for ‘mound hunt’ Professional surveyors look for

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Professional Land Surveyor Facebook Group Photos

Here are a few of the many fantastic and interesting photographs submitted on the Professional Land Surveyor Facebook Group. Visit our group to see all of the other wonderful photographs and to submit your favorite land surveying pictures, too!

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Free U.S. Earth Imagery Sharpens Shared View of Global Challenges

USGS Director McNutt a Leader in U.S. Delegation at International Conference Free, easily accessible U.S. satellite data enables any citizen, scientist, or analyst who can use the information to contribute to a shared vision of the challenges facing our planet.

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A Day in The Woods

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Happy 4th of July!

For fun here are a few Independence Day videos and images. Happy 4th of July everyone!

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Earth Science Week 2009 Photography Contest “How Climate Shapes My World”

Earth Science Week 2009 Photography Contest. “How Climate Shapes My World” The American Geological Institute (AGI) is sponsoring a photography contest to celebrate Earth Science Week 2009. The photography theme for this year is: “How Climate Shapes My World.” The

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New-York Tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, August 10, 1902 AU Sable Chasm to be Surveyed for a State Park

I came across this newspaper article from the New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, August 10, 1902. The title of this pictorial is “PICTURESQUE AU SABLE CHASM, NEAR LAKE CHAMPLAIN, IS ABOUT TO BE SURVEYED FOR A STATE PARK (Photographs

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Yann Arthus-Bertrand captures fragile Earth in wide-angle Video on TED.com

In this image-filled talk, Yann Arthus-Bertrand displays his three most recent projects on humanity and our habitat — stunning aerial photographs in his series “The Earth From Above,” personal interviews from around the globe featured in his web project “6

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Surveying Poster 20×30 Berger Monitor Type Dumpy Level (Tubular Bar)

Framed Art Poster 20×30, Berger 14 1/2 Monitor Type Dumpy Level (Tubular Bar)

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Map of Shan Xian (Shandong) 1907 By Royal Prussian Land Survey

Shan Xian (Shandong), 1907. Schan hsien, is sheet number E17, in the “Karte von Tschili und Schantung” [Maps of Zhili and Shandong] series published in 1907. Cartography by the Royal Prussian Land Survey. Printed in German romanization and Chinese Characters.

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Historic Map-Vertical section of the bed of the Atlantic Ocean, from Valencia, Ireland, to Trinity Bay, Newfoundland

I found this interesting historic map at a History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network site. This site also has other historic Submarine Cable Route Maps,

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Joshua Tree National Park, California : Image of the Day

Interesting site by NASA Earth Observatory Image of the day of Joshua Tree National Park including information about the park.   Joshua Tree National Park, California : Image of the Day

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My Drive to Work Today

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Land Surveying in a Swamp with a Trimble 4800 RTK GPS and Leica 1200 Robotic Total Station

A good day surveying in a swamp. At least I had some good help and company. My son was in awe of this area and we walked through acres of wildflowers shoulder high, buzzing with thousands of bees, wasps and hornets, not

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