The American Surveyor Magazine – Mar/April 2005, Vol.2 No.2 – Table of Contents

Editor’s Corner:
Something New Under the Sun!
By Marc Cheves, LS
Point to Point:  Prioritizing Coordinates
Analyzing coordinates in the Order of Priority.
By Joel Leininger, LS
Mapping the Nation’s Treasures
Surveyors take part in a National Park Service project on Ellis Island that will help to preserve the rich immigration history of Ellis Island.
By Dave Conlin, Art Ireland, and Tim Smith
It’s Your Business:
The Power of Income
By Dan Beardslee, LS
Testing ARIES: Streamlining Data for First Responders
Real-time mapping holds enormous potential for emergency workers.
By Wendy Lathrop, LS
Selecting Multi-Function Survey Tools for GIS, Design, and Construction
A water service department in Alabama creates a system for modeling, design, and mapping to interface with its county GIS network.
By Robert Davis
The Fabric of Surveying in America: Surveying in California
A fascinating parade of characters and events influenced the complex boundary history of California.
By Francois D. “Bud” Uzes, LS
Small Boat Survey “Goes Large”  
A small boat hydro survey off the island of Barbados aids in expanding the docking area for the Queen Mary II .
By Gregory Hutchinson, LS
Test Yourself:
Compound Curve Replacement
By Richard L. Elgin, PhD, LS, PE
255kb Questions
22kb Solutions
Letters to the Editor and More

Surveyors and Law:  
Boundaries – A Dispute Between Dueling Neighbors
By James J. Demma, LS, Esq
Product Review:
Topcon HiPer Lite+ with TopSURV
By Al Pepling, LS
Along Came A Spider–Spinning Silk For
Cross-Hairs, Part I

The search for cross-hairs for scientific instrumentation.
By Silvio A. Bedini