Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.8, No.9 2011

Editors Corner:
What A(nother) Year!
By Marc Cheves, LS
Metrorail Team
One of the first reflectorless measurement road surface monitoring projects in the U.S. utilizes technology to minimize hazards.
By Joseph Betit, PS, and Craig S. Hewes, PS
Intersecting Paths of Success
The magazine visits three surveyors, one Chinese GNSS expert and import/export specialist, and three companies, all in Atlanta.
By Marc Cheves, PS
Indelible Imprints—A GNSS Memoir
Dr. Javad Ashjaee recounts the origins of the cooperation between Russia and America that brought GLONASS to the precise community.
By Dr. Javad Ashjaee
Digitally Preserving a Wahi Pana
In late 2010 CyArk embarked on an effort to bring the world a Hawai’i beyond beaches and snorkeling.
By Justin Barton
Footsteps: Vision Church v. Village of Long Grove
Zoning, land use, and annexation are examined in this installment.
By Landon Blake, PS
Vantage Point: About Face
Location, location location, and how it affects zoning.
By Wendy Lathrop, LS, CFM
Reconnaissance: Trials and Tribulations
One state’s process for handling complaints against surveyors.
By Gary Kent, PS