All posts by Kristian Forslin

Feature: Mapping the Centerline

The North Carolina Railroad Company uses mobile lidar and historic research to monument the corridor and map the centerline of a busy rail line dating back to 1851.  Several years ago, the North Carolina Railroad Company (NCRR) began using geospatial technology to augment its rail corridor management program. An article in this magazine (July 2010,...

Headline Overflow: Leveling the Standards at NCSS

The North Carolina Society of Surveyors (NCSS) 49th Annual Conference and Tradeshow was another in a long history of successful events for regional surveyors and geospatial professionals.  The theme of the conference was “Leveling the Standards” and was aimed at the complex, changing issues faced by professional surveyors.  This three-day event was held on February...

NC PLS Grandfathering Provision for GIS Professionals

In order to adapt to a whole new contingent (GIS), NCBELS formalized GIS Inclusion/Exclusion Guidelines for what GIS work fits under the definition of surveying in 2008 and created the Mapping Sciences Exam in 2009 as an alternative exam that focuses on areas of the surveying profession that GIS professionals would work with.