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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...

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...

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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...