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Time To Do More

xyHt has been watching a recent flurry of press releases and webinar announcements from Trimble tagged with the slogan “Time to Do More.” There were quite a few major new products and enhancements announced, so we wondered: Was this simply a marketing campaign? Or was this some new direction for...

Kirk Norton, NPS land surveyor for the AT, sets up a foresight in Pennsylvania with help from members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail club on the hill above him. Credit: Nicole Wooten.

Mapping the Appalachian Trail

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series xyHt in print May 2015How the AT was created and surveyed, from Avery’s wheel to GPS The Appalachian Trail (AT) is very old, very long, and iconic. Completed in 1937, it stretches 2,189 miles through 14 states, 88 counties, 168...


Help Wanted: Hydrographic Surveyor – Baltimore, MD

Hydrographic Surveyor – Baltimore, MD Desired Skills and Experience – Skills required include demonstrated knowledge of all inland and nearshore hydrographic surveying procedures and data processing techniques. Ability to collect and process topographic data as referenced to hydrographic applications. Extensive overnight travel and a flexible schedule are required. A valid...