Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.7, No.2 2010

Conference Season
By Marc Cheves, LS
Surveyors in History
California engineer and surveyor Bryant Sturgess has amassed a collection of 400 antique surveying images. Here are a few.
GPS at LSU: A New Box for the Tigers
Baseball fans are enjoying the new Alex Box Stadium, a state-of-the-art sports facility at Louisiana State University. Survey technology played a large part in the construction.
By Forest Crump
Surveyors Convert, Connect and Expand to Create a Network of Possibilities
An Ontario firm uses robotics and RTN to greatly expand both the type and amount of its work.
By Vicki Speed
A Visit to Nedo
The Black Forest in Germany is home to one of the planet’s premier manufacturers of surveying accessories.
By Marc Cheves, LS
Surveyors in the Pipeline: Preparing for Careers in Survey and GIS
It began as a passion to teach real-world science, and became a student pathway to careers.
By David Maddalena
Vantage Point:
A Wish List for Risk MAP
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM
Pointed Journeys
You’ve heard of geo-caching? Here’s a new activity that searches the globe for confluences, the 14,029 points (on land) at which zero lines of latitude and longitude cross.
By Joseph J. Kerski, Ph.D