Category Archives: Education

Big Man Boone

Daniel Boone was a man. Yes a big man. With an eye like an eagle and as tall as a mountain was he. Daniel Boone was a man. Yes a big man. He was brave, he was fearless and as tough as a mighty oak tree. From the coonskin cap on the top of ol’...

Filed vs. Recorded Documents

Many states have supplemental, or ‘alternate’ storage systems for filing survey maps that are separate and distinct from the real property records overseen by registers of deeds. While these secondary resources are of great value to surveyors and other land use professionals, their limits should be clearly understood. Whether housed in the county surveyors office,...

2021 NSPS Student Competition

The 2021 NSPS Student Competition will be held in conjunction with the Spring meetings of the National Society of Professional Surveyors. This year’s competition will not include field exercises in order to accommodate official health and safety advice. The Competition will begin with an online briefing event on February 16, 2021 with a presentation by NSPS of...

A Profit Without Honor

While easements are often treated as the 'poor relations' of property rights, the 'Profit a Prendre' often seems a mere afterthought by courts.

PDR and the Pandemic

What continuing education will look like in the post-Covid-19 world Our Professional Development Record (PDR) hours—CPD in the UK—are a key part of the surveying and geospatial professions. Previously PDR would have involved a mixture of in-person training, in-person conferences and self-study training materials. With the Covid-19 restrictions on meeting other people face-to-face, meetings are...

Christoph Hinte

Doers: Christoph Hinte

Christoph Hinte on 25 years at Intergeo Christoph Hinte is the organizer of INTERGEO, the world’s biggest annual geospatial trade fair and conference. As CEO of HINTE Expo & Conference, he has been involved in the development and strategy of INTERGEO events since in 1995. Hinte tells xyHt why this year’s event, October 13 to...