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Following Familial Footsteps

Sometimes the most valuable and viable pool of recruits is sitting across from you at the dinner table. Some people have an affinity for surveying or some related field “in their blood” and quite a few have it, literally, “in their bloodlines”. There are a lot of multi-generational practices; more...

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VarioCAM® HD head offers high-resolution thermography for stationary use Geneq Inc. has released the SXPad 800H, a feature-packed, rugged handheld GPS data collector at an affordable price. TerraGo Launches Zero Code Enterprise App Platform MicroSurvey Software Inc. Releases MicroSurvey STAR*NET 8.2 NovAtel releases 2 triple-frequency marine GNSS antennas Intuicom Announces 4G LTE...

What Is a Least Squares Adjustment Anyway?

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series August 2016Up to now I have talked about a least squares adjustment as if everyone knows what it involves. In this article, I discuss what a least squares adjustment is and what makes it so valuable in adjusting observational data....