Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.9, No.4 2012

Guest Editorial:
SPAR International 2012 Recap
By Gene Roe, PS, PE, PhD
Monitoring a Cruise Ship Wreck
Ongoing monitoring technology addresses the urgent safety needs for rescue and recovery.
By Jack Lucic
Getting in and outa Dodge
The new Port of Miami Tunnel will ease access to the busiest cruise ship terminal in the world.
By Loren J. Gibson, Mael Le Coq and Robert Loane
Frames for the Future: Replacing NAD 83 (Part 4 of 4)
In the final installment, the experts from NGS examine the replacement of our horizontal datum.
By David H. Minkel and Michael L. Dennis
Connecting the Dots—An Interview with Tom Greaves
Spar Point Research has been a seminal influence on the laser scanning industry. Here’s the backstory.
By Marc Cheves, PS
Product Review: Champion TKO GNSS Receiver
Our expert reviewer examines a full-featured, cost-effective GNSS receiver.
By Shawn Billing, PS
Footsteps: Fripps Versus Walters
In this installment, caution is advised when dealing with previous surveys, found monuments and cardinal directions.
By Landon Blake, PS
Blazing the Trail for Advanced Cadastral Mapping
Technology merges with innovation to create a unique digital mapping infrastructure in the province of Alberta
By Esri Canada & Martin Newby Consulting Ltd.
Vantage Point: The Future of Riverbed Ownership
Our water expert takes a look at recent cases involving riparian rights.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM