Category Archives: Surveying

It’s Time to Bury the Dead Presidents

This entry is part 2 of 11 in the series July 2016By John M. Palatiello How would you respond if asked to name a famous surveyor? Here’s what prompted me to think about this. In October 2014 at the NSPS leadership meeting in Overland Park, Kansas during the joint Kansas and Missouri surveyors’ conference, my...

Benefits of Self-paced Learning

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series July 2016By Michelle Rasmussen Many companies are augmenting the traditional, classroom training offered to employees with self-paced, online learning courses. This type of learning offers compelling benefits to both employers and employees. It’s time geospatial companies joined in. Business Benefits From a business perspective, self-paced...

Oscar Cantu and Gavin Schrock

Hard Ball

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series July 2016Topcon’s HiPer HR Rover is part of a completely new surveying system. You’re probably going to hear a lot about a new multi-product release from Topcon; they’ve taken an interesting approach by announcing four integrated products all at once–a complete new surveying system. This...

Student fieldwork exercised not only take place in metropolitan areas but also in remote areas. Here students are observing a control network near Cue, in Western Australia.

Higher-ed Profile: Curtin University

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series July 2016Department of Spatial Sciences By Bert Veenendaal, PhD The Department of Spatial Sciences at Curtin University is recognized throughout Australia for providing leading university-level teaching and research programs in surveying, GIS, remote sensing, mine and engineering surveying, and related areas. It consists of a...

Eric Stricker, PLS (front, centre) Demonstrates the Trimble R10 GNSS receiver and v10 imaging rover for ISU students and instructors

Higher-ed Profile: Idaho State University

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series July 2016Surveying and Geomatics Engineering Technology By Adam Thayer One of the many things I enjoy about this program at Idaho State University (ISU) is the history and investigations involved with surveying, specifically boundary surveying. There is nothing quite like finding an original stone or...

A photo of CE building 17

Higher-ed Profile: California Polytechnic University, Pomona

This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series July 2016Geospatial Engineering Program By Dr. Francelina A. Neto, PLS The Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering offers 11 undergraduate and five Master of Science degree programs housed in seven departments. Serving over 5,000 students, the college is the 17th largest in the nation. The...