Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Feb 2008

Editors Corner:
Competence and the State of Education
By Marc S. Cheves, LS
 
196kb
Point to Point:
The HSA Advantage
By Joel Leininger, LS
 
87kb
A Private VRS Network Takes the Strain Out of Phoenix Surveying
Subscription networks are rapidly becoming a fundamental utility.
By Craig R. Dylan
 
3,554kb
Laser Scanning: DARPA Urban Challenge
Scanning innovations and artificial intelligence bring participants to the edge of their seats.
By Bruce Jenkins

2,645kb
Worried About the Future of Surveying? Not a Problem in Florida!
Focused and well-organized efforts have rejuvenated the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society and bolstered surveying education in the Sunshine State.
By Marc Cheves, LS

439kb
Education in Crisis: The Elephant that No One Sees
Is the lack of students’ math abilities just the tip of a socialized education iceberg?
By Barry F. Kavanagh

782kb
Distance Learning: Something for Everybody
An Arizona surveyor works with Old Dominion University in Virginia to further his education.
By Thomas A. Liuzzo, LS

740kb
Survey Reports: Preparing a Survey Report–The Focus
Here’s a valuable guide to creating clear explanations of boundary decisions.
By Knud E. Hermansen, PhD, LS, JD

462kb
Campus GIS Will Improve Public Safety at LSU
Valuable GIS data will one day enhance safety throughout Baton Rouge.
By Douglas Drummond

2,595kb
Test Yourself:
Where’s the Archilochus colubris?
By Richard L. Elgin, PhD, LS, PE

510kb
Vantage Point:
Walking the Line
By Wendy Lathrop, LS

127kb