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GIS without GIS (Using Spreadsheets)

No, I haven’t gone mad, though some might disagree. I was inspired to write this after talking to a colleague who previously worked for a bank they were tasked with getting proximities to properties using Excel alone. This got me thinking over how much we crank up the GIS, when sometimes it is so much...

Survey Law

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series xyHt in print, July 2015Seniority of Title and Forward Search I am often a part of litigation involving surveying services and research mistakes.  (I must admit that, in excess of forty years of practice, I have made my share of mistakes performing record research.)  I’ve...

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Land Surveying/Geomatics – Colorado

LIVE AND WORK IN COLORADO, Looking for a 2/4 year college graduate in Land Surveying/Geomatics, work experience a plus. Salary range from $40,000 -$45,000. Valid driver’s license a must. Send transcripts and resume to P.O. Box 2184, Grand Junction, CO. 81502.

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Surveying Statistics

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series xyHt in print, July 2015The t Distribution, Part 1 In my previous article I discuss the normal distribution and how its properties can be used to isolate blunders in observations. Recall that the normal distribution is based on an infinite number of observations. However, in...

This image, created with Woolpert’s online QC tool eQAS, illustrates the ability to review sign data from multiple perspectives and provides lidar and image data at the location of each sign.

Signs of Change

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series xyHt in print, July 2015Above: This image, created with Woolpert’s online QC tool eQAS, illustrates the ability to review sign data from multiple perspectives and provides lidar and image data at the location of each sign.  One collect, multiple uses. A mobile mapping system (MMS)...

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xyHt News Links: 7/24/15

Trimble Unity Software for Water Utilities Adds Support for Advanced Asset Maintenance, BYOD GNSS Receivers and Esri ArcGIS Online Topcon releases ScanMaster v3.05 software upgrade

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