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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Selects Six Sites for Unmanned Aircraft Research

After a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the Federal Aviation Administration has chosen six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators across the country. In selecting the six test site operators, the FAA

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GEOID12 Error Analysis Complete and GEOID12A Model Developed

GEOID12 Error Map

Here’s an important notice from The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) concerning the new GEOID12 model: The National Geodetic Survey has determined that the GEOID12 model was developed using erroneous input control points, primarily in the Gulf Coast region. NGS immediately

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Midwest Architects & Engineers Supply Joins the GeoShack Family

Professional Land Surveyor News

Midwest Survey Joins the GeoShack Family DALLAS, TX – GeoShack North America, Inc. continues to grow with their latest announcement that Midwest Architects & Engineers Supply Inc. has joined the GeoShack family. Midwest A&E was founded in 1956 by Ed Nicholson and has

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Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) 2011 Award Winners

Texas Society of Professional Surveyors 2011 Convention

Texas Society of Professional Surveyors Award Winners From 2011 Convention The 60th Texas Society of Professional Surveyors (TSPS) Convention & Technology Exposition was held on October 5-8 in Frisco, Texas. TSPS reported an attendance of about 750 total, with participation in: Educational

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Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors Threatened With Elimination Due To Budget Cuts

Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors Object of Budget Cuts This week it was announced by Texas Governor Rick Perry that he is proposing to eliminate the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors, along with the elimination of three other

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ASPRS/MAPPS 2009 Conference: DIGITAL MAPPING From Elevation to Information

DIGITAL MAPPING From Elevation to Information ASPRS/MAPPS 2009 Conference San Antonio, Texas November 16 to 19, 2009 ASPRS/MAPPS 2009 Specialty Conference MAPPS and ASPRS are once again organizing a dynamic conference around a specialty theme “Digital Mapping – From

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Lone Star College Holds High School Educators Retreat to Learn About Land Surveying and Mapping

“MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — More than 35 high school teachers and technical/career counselors from across Texas played the role of student this week during a three-day High School Educators Retreat, hosted by Lone Star College-Montgomery’s land surveying and mapping technology

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