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Land Surveying 911: Should I Pay For AutoCAD Civil 3D Training Or Try To Learn It On My Own?

Land Surveying 911

In this Land Surveying 911 series article, some names have been changed to protect the inquisitive. Submit your Land Surveying 911 request using the form at the end of this article. Steven, who owns a professional land surveying company struggling

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What if LightSquared is Right about GPS?

LightSquared Files with FCC: GPS Industry’s Failure to Comply With Department of Defense and International Standards for GPS Receivers Cause of Interference So, I’ve been thinking lately about how the land surveying industry has not demanded and been stewards for

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Trimble Joins buildingSMART Alliance to Support Industry-Wide BIM Standards Initiatives

Alliance Develops New BIM Standards and Policies for the Building Construction Industry SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2011—Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that it has joined the buildingSMART alliance™ to help develop industry standards to streamline the collection and use of construction

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AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks-Importing AutoCAD Civil 3D Styles

In today’s AutoCAD Civil 3D Surveying Quick Tips and Tricks I will show Importing AutoCAD Civil 3D Styles. This is another technique that helps you to speed up the creation of AutoCAD Civil 3D Styles by using already created Styles from

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Professional Land Surveyor Survey-Rate the 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards

In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Survey, I’m asking for you to: Rate the 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards Yesterday, I posted that NSPS and ALTA Boards Approve 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards. In that post you can find

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NSPS and ALTA Boards Approve 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards

NSPS and ALTA Boards Approve 2011 ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey Standards The Board of Directors of the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) approved the new 2011 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys during its meeting in

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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-Carlson Software’s 2011 Office Product Release

Professional Land Surveyor News-Carlson Software’s 2011 Office Product Release Hundreds of Improvements to Speed Work and Increase AccuracyHighlight Carlson Software’s 2011 Office Product Release MAYSVILLE, Ky., U.S.A. (September 30, 2010) — Carlson Software, a leading producer of software for land

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Professional Land Surveyor News: GeoEye Receives U.S. Government Contract Award for New Web Mapping Service

Professional Land Surveyor News: GeoEye Receives U.S. Government Contract Award for New Web Mapping Service GeoEye, Inc., announced this week that it has signed a modification to a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide Web mapping services

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5 Nice Features of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Parcels

5 Nice Features of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 Parcels I was recently working on converting an older AutoCAD drawing to an AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 drawing in order to modify a parcel and add a few new parcels to it.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D: 10 Tips for Setting it up for use in Land Surveying

In the Beginning This is the beginning of a series of posts about setting up and using AutoCAD Civil 3D in your land surveying work. I know from the many conversations I’ve had with other professional land surveyors and mapping

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