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Following Familial Footsteps

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series September 2016Sometimes 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 a related field “in their blood,” and quite a few have it, literally,...

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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....