Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – April/May 2008

Editors Corner:
The Wow Factor
By Marc S. Cheves, LS
The Stories They Tell
By Gary Kent, LS
The Wow Factor
Successful RTN entrepreneur Loyola Spatial Systems has developed a cool new web app that uses Google Maps to track rover locations..
Bad Pass Archaeology
Students employ GNSS technology to map and understand early-day Native American civilization in Big Sky Country.
By Laura L. Scheiber, Judson Byrd Finley, and Maureen P. Boyle
Rapid Surveyor: Mapping the Built Environment and Beyond
The demand for increased resolution, detail, and accuracy has resulted in new technological developments for geo-information sensors.
By Dr. Anthony Denniss
RTN 101: Network Geometry—Design Meets Reality (Part 12)
Ultimately, the test of functionality reigns supreme when it come to the layout of RTN base stations.
By Gavin Schrock, LS
Equipment Review: Leica System 1200 (Part 2)
Our review continues with the Smart Antenna and RX1250 controller for this capable positioning and measurement system.
By Shawn Billings, LS
Product Review: Prefiniti by Center Line Services
This management system provides everything a survey company needs to effectively manage workflow and client contact.
By Joe Bell, LS
Vantage Point:
Just Say “No”
By Wendy Lathrop, LS