Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.9, No.1 2012

Editors Corner:
The 3D Train
By Marc Cheves, LS
BIM Gets a Boost
High-speed precision scanning technology brings cost-effective precision to structural steelwork at Nashville’s Music City Center.
By Don Talend
Knowledge is Not Enough—An Interview with Ken Mooyman
An account of how this Canadian surveyor did it all and rose to become the president of Leica Geosystems NAFTA.
By Marc Cheves, PS
New Datum Definitions for Modernization of the U.S. National Spatial Reference System
NGS experts begin a four-part series discussing the new horizontal and vertical datums for the United States.
By David H. Minkel and Michael L. Dennis
RTN–101: A Decade of RTN (Part 16)
A round-up of RTN activities over the past ten years, and a recap of a recent RTN Operators meeting in Denver.
Footsteps: United States v. Milner
This installment examines tidal boundaries and adjoining landowner’s rights.
By Landon Blake, PS
Vantage Point: Operating Wirelessly
The digital age carries with it legal ramifications.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM