Tag Archives: surveying education

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Teaching Land Stewardship

The focus of the professional surveying societies today seems to be on the decline of the number of surveyors out there.  Some are even beginning to raise this level of concern to that of soft panic. From the outside, the surveying community is headed for a perfect storm of obsolescence.  Technology has contributed to the...

Action Plans: Forum on the Future of Surveying

The second meeting of the Forum on the Future of Surveying produced a plan of action and strategy. Editor’s note: This column continues to provide monthly coverage of the national initiative, Forum on the Future of Surveying (FFOS). See the first installment in our March issue. The goals of the second meeting of the Forum...

Higher-ed Profile: Idaho State University

Surveying 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 visiting a monument that hasn’t been uncovered since it was originally...

Higher-ed Profile: California State University, Fresno

Geomatics Engineering Program By Scott Peterson and Stephen Castillo California State University, Fresno (Fresno State), offers a Bachelor of Science degree in geomatics engineering, with no two-year option. Upon graduation, students are expected to enter a plethora of fields that include geodesy, land surveying, photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and global positioning systems...