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USGS The National Map Corps Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: Now a National Effort

Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: Now a National Effort The USGS continues to expand its crowd-sourcing of geographic data and is seeking volunteers nation-wide to contribute structures information The mapping crowd-sourcing program, known as The National Map Corps (TNMCorps), encourages citizens to collect structures data by adding

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Esri GPS Base Station Joins National Continuously Operating Reference Station (CORS) Network

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Real-Time, Precise Data Will Serve Professionals in the Redlands Community Redlands, California—Esri recently installed a GPS base station to assist its GIS developers and to support surveyors, engineers, scientists, and those in public works and public safety in the community

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Esri Releases National Geographic World Basemap

ESRI ArcGIS National Geographic Basemap

Highly Detailed Basemap Accessible via ArcGIS Online January 4, 2012 Redlands, California—In cooperation with National Geographic, Esri released the National Geographic World Map. Esri and National Geographic collaborated to produce a distinctive basemap that reflects National Geographic’s cartographic design, typographic

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The National Land Survey of Finland Opens Topographic Datasets 1 May 2012 For Free Use

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The National Land Survey of Finland Opens Topographic Datasets 1 May 2012 For Free Use The Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry issued a decree on 21 December 2011 on the fees of the National Land Survey of Finland (NLS). The

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Third Win for Kappa Mapping at National Geospatial Excellence Awards Program

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Third Win for Kappa Mapping at National Geospatial Excellence Awards Program Bangor, ME –  In November, Kappa Mapping took part in the fifth annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards competition and won an award in the Small Projects category

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup October 9, 2011

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup: Professional Land Surveyor Source Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-10-09 Knowing Your Numbers-Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company LightSquared CEO on The Communicators Senator Chuck Grassley Continues to Pursue Information on LightSquared, Agency Interaction Elgin

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National Geodetic Survey (NGS) New CORS Coordinates and Absolute Antenna Calibration Pages

NGS CORS Data

National Geodetic Survey (NGS) Releases New CORS Coordinates and Absolute Antenna Calibration Pages NAD83(2011,MA11,PA11) epoch 2010.00 Coordinates On September 6, 2011, NGS updated the National Spatial Reference System NAD 83 (CORS96, MARP00, PACP00) positions and velocities for all CORS sites, to

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 25, 2011

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Updates & Upgrades In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup, I want to explain a few site upgrades in addition to this week’s summary. If you are a regular visitor here, you’ve no doubt noticed a new look. You

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ClearEdge3D Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Grant for Automated Feature Extraction Research

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Funding will greatly improve the company’s feature extraction technology; goal is to virtually eliminate manual modeling of facilities, buildings and entire cities Herndon, Virginia — September 21, 2011 — ClearEdge3D today announced that it has won a research grant from

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NCEES Seeks Professional Land Surveyors as Volunteers for Fundamentals of Surveying Examination (FS) Exam Content Review

NCEES is currently seeking professionals working in surveying to participate in a content review for the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam. The results of this study will be used to update the test specifications for the exam.

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Gene Dinkins Elected National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) President-Elect

Delegates elected Gene Dinkins, P.E., P.L.S., NCEES president-elect at the organization’s 90th annual meeting, held August 24–27 in Providence, Rhode Island. He will serve as president-elect for the 2011–12 term and as president the following year. A resident of Columbia,

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Virginia Tech Students Win First Place in the 14th Annual Carlson Software National Senior Design Competition

Results of the 14th Annual Carlson Software National Senior Design Competition Are In Virginia Tech Students Take First Place MAYSVILLE, Ky., U.S.A. — Congratulations to all of the schools that participated in the 2011 Carlson Software National Senior Mine Design Competition.

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ASPRS Encourages Adoption of the National Land Imaging Program

ASPRS Encourages Adoption of the National Land Imaging Program ASPRS is working actively to support establishment of the National Land Imaging Program (NLIP), a long-range operational moderate resolution imaging program.  For the past several years, ASPRS has strongly supported the

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National Society of Professional Surveyors Announces Results of 10th Annual Student Competition

The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) held its 10th Annual Student Competition in conjunction with the California Land Surveyor’s Association (CLSA)/Nevada Association of Land Surveyors’ (NALS) joint conference in Las Vegas, NV on March 7, 2011.  Seven schools with

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ACSM Nominee Gary Thompson Appointed to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

GAITERSBURG, MD – Gary Thompson, Section Chief of the North Carolina Geodetic Survey, and a member of two ACSM Member Organizations, AAGS and NSPS, was among the 15 individuals appointed by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to serve as

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National Museum of Surveying Video

Here’s an awesome video about the National Museum of Surveying in Springfield, Illinois. This in-depth overview of the National Museum of Surveying highlights the Science On a Sphere exhibit, ancient Egypt Rope Stretchers, Benjamin Banneker, Andrew Ellicott and the President

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National Geodetic Survey (NGS) Will Cease Accepting Traditional Triangulation and Traverse Geodetic Surveys

GPS is Taking over the World! The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) has announced a new policy that traditional horizontal survey projects performed with terrestrial survey techniques will no longer be accepted for processing or loading into NGS databases. The Specifics

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Cadcorp Software National UK Web Mapping for Education Sector

National web mapping for the higher and further education sector Inspiring learning – Cadcorp software enables greater sharing of map data to UK education sector Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp and the EDINA National Data

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