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History Corner: Community Service and the Pioneer Surveyor: E.B. Camp

Few people realize that the roles of the men who surveyed the wild frontiers of America (and other nations) were not confined to the profession of surveying.  Because surveyors were, relative to the general population, fairly well educated and could “do their ciphers” and read complicated instructions, often they were the only men to whom...

Imaging Rover on the Canal

A Florida surveying company puts a new technology to the test on an historic canal fronted by 21 subdivisions. Editor’s note: The announcement of the Trimble V10 imaging rover in late 2013 was greeted with a mix of excitement and questions (“what is it?”). With close-range photogrammetry just beginning to reach the toolboxes of surveyors...