Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.7, No.6 2010

Editorial Corner:
Maps as a Metaphor
By Marc Cheves, LS
Measuring a Caribbean Disaster
GPS surveying is providing geophysicists with key data toward understanding the Haitian disaster. The results of the research can help to reduce damage in future earthquakes.
By John Stenmark, LS
3D-Laser Scanning and Surveying Collide
High definition laser scanners have helped a Georgia company on projects from golf courses to mine shafts, as well as generate an entirely new line of business and client base.
By H. Tate Jones, LS
Another Triumph!
We’ve watched Javad Ashjaee innovate GNSS gear since the 1980s. He does it again with his latest, the Triumph VS.
By Marc Cheves, LS
Product Review:
Hemisphere GPS R220. This full-featured GNSS unit can also be used with OmniSTAR for lower accuracy work such as wetland and flood plain mapping
By Shawn Billings, LS
Comprehensive Collection
Armed with an advanced mobile mapping system, a geospatial data content provider undertakes ambitious project inventorying rural utility assets throughout the U.S.
By Don Talend
Vantage Point:
“Just” What?
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM