Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.8, No.4 2011


Editors Corner:
Angular Accuracy
By Marc Cheves, LS
Mr. Bilby’s Elegant Assembly, Being both Elegant and Sublime
Long before GNSS, triangulation angle-turners had to take to the air.
By C. Barton Crattie, LS, CFM
Star Crossing & Stone Monuments
The USGS releases a circular about early-day control surveying in Colorado.
By J. B. Guyton, LS
The Story of a Stone
Metes and bounds Colonial states still depend on stone monuments set long ago.
By Timothy S. Guisewhite, LS
Mapping Interior Spaces with Speed, Ease & Accuracy
A growing market—with opportunities for surveyors—is served by the Applanix TIMMS.
By Peter Canter and Andrew Stott
Vantage Point:
Signs of the Times
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM
GIS Matters: Point Data as GIS Features—ASCII
Continuing with our series on how surveyors can become involved in GIS.
By Rj Zimmer, LS
Footsteps: Claudino v. Pereira
This 2008 California case may have application across the country.
By Landon Blake, LS
Broadband vs. GPS
Do not panic, but be prepared to panic.
By Gavin Schrock, LS