The American Surveyor Magazine – March 2007, Vol.4 No 2 – Table of Contents

Celebrating Our Profession
By Marc Cheves, LS
Point to Point:
Topography is Dead; Long Live Topography
By Joel Leininger, LS
Surveyors Report:
Interesting Times Ahead

Measurement and positioning technology is having a profound impact
on surveyors.
By Joseph W. Betit, LS
Message in a Bottle – Measuring the Ocean Currents
Of critical importance to early-day mariners, knowledge of ocean currents meant shorter crossings.
By Jerry Penry, LS
Jerusalem’s Temple Mount – Historic Preservation with 3D Laser Scanning
Modern technology provides no-touch information about suspected movement in this highly visible wall.
By Bruce Jenkins
IndustryInsider: Bryn Fosburgh, Vice President, Engineering & Construction Segment, Trimble
A surveyor with a long history in our industry recalls the many mentors who helped to shape his career.
By Marc Cheves, LS
FARO Technologies
The “new kid on the block” in scanning relies on German manufacturing know-how and scanning experience to enter the American market.
By Marc Cheves, LS
RTN 101:
Reference Station Communications (Part 5)

Connecting the base station antenna and the server.
By Gavin Schrock, LS
Conference Review:
Agents of Change (Autodesk UC 2006)

A surveyor’s perspective on the recent Autodesk User Conference.
By Angus W. Stocking, LS
Product Review: ProMark3
Economy + Efficiency = The Right Equipment
By David L. Laferriere, LS
Dial 811 Before You Dig
Even though each state has it’s own one-call system, this new national system will help to alleviate “underground incidents.”
By Scott Landes
Vantage Point:
A New Twist in Eminent Domain
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM