Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – September 2009

Editors Corner:
Diversifying
By Marc S. Cheves, LS
 
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Survey Says Drill Here
A precipitous drop in the water level of Lake Powell threatened the operations of Arizona’s Navajo Generating Station, presenting a high-tech drilling challenge to install new, lower water intake pipes.
By Mary Jo Wagner

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Conference Review:
Optech Innovative Lidar Solution Conference

Users from 30 countries gathered in Toronto for pleasant exchange of solutions and innovations.
By Marc S. Cheves, LS

762kb
Juniper Systems
We pay a visit to the headquarters of one of the rising stars of companies that produce rugged handheld devices for surveyors.
By Marc S. Cheves, LS

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Model Behavior:
The How-To Guide to Successful Surface Modeling, Part 2

How to examine and evaluate sources of point and breakline data and set them up for a successful DTM process.
By Kenneth A. Crawford, PE

718kb
Vantage Point:
Those Old Non-conforming Lots
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM

266kb
FeedBack

92kb
Why a Federal Surveying Manual is Relevant to the States
For methodologies and procedures, the Manual offers a uniform surveying code for PLSS states.
By Steve Hansen, LS

209kb