Category Archives: Surveying

The State of MAPPS

Rapidly moving forward in a pandemic and beyond It has been an exciting year in the MAPPS community! While much of the nation was somewhat idle, our MAPPS members were actively supporting our nation’s needs from our offices, at job sites, and remotely at our homes, fulfilling needs emanating from federal, state, and local government...

What’s the Buzz?

While I was employed at Rettew Associates, Inc. in the late 1990s, I worked with a great survey technician by the name of Craig West. Craig and I got the opportunity to work together on a big boundary survey for the National Park Service along the Appalachian Trail in Maryland. The boss sent me because...

Looking Back

Using a single-beam laser to create a mapping profile in the Amazon jungle was a hint at aerial technologies to come