Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – July 2009

Editors Corner:
The Sky is Falling!
By Gavin Schrock, LS and Marc S. Cheves, LS
ASPRS is 75!
This world-class organization is poised for the future.
By Marc Cheves, LS
Aerial Imaging:
Technology Spotlight
BIM and Laser Scanning for As-built and Adaptive Reuse Projects
Fixing, refurbishing and optimizing infrastructure for a more sustainable future.
By Terry D. Bennett, LS, LPF, LEED AP
Rapid-fire Surveying
Mission accomplished: measuring 20 miles of interstate in less than eight weeks.
By Jason R. Kack, LS
A Visit to Hemisphere GPS
Take a look inside the R&D wing of a “new kid on the block” in GNSS.
By Marc Cheves, LS
Vantage Point:
Phasing in the New Elevation Certificate
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM
Model Behavior: The How-To Guide to Successful Surface Modeling
This is the first article in a series on preparing digital surface models and sharing them with clients and other project stakeholders.
By Kenneth A. Crawford, PE
Surprise Bridges the Gap Between CAD and GIS
Stand-alone software allows a seamless path between CAD and GIS.
By Matt Freeman