Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.9, No.10 2012

Editorial: Intergeo and Breithaupt
Intergeo and Breithaupt A visit to the western world’s largest surveying show and the world’s oldest instrument manufacturer.
By Marc Cheves, PS
The Tepusquet Boundary Survey–Part 1
Dealing with uncooperative owners, occupiers, illegal pot growers and the BLM made for a challenging boundary survey.
By Justin Height, PS
Invar—The Breakthrough for a Low Expansion Alloy
Most surveyors are familiar with the use of this unique metal for chains and level rods, but it was also used for watches.
By Jerry Penry, PS
Rendezvous 2012—Toward the Western Horizon
Lewis and Clark, the Union Pacific Railroad and the GLO are ways in which we, as a country, pursued the western horizon.
By C. Barton Crattie, LS
Footsteps: Best Practices for Very Large Boundary Surveys—Coordinate Reference Systems
Selecting and using coordinate reference systems on large boundary surveys.
By Landon Blake, PS
Freedback: Letters to the Editor
Several of our recent articles generated an outpouring of response.
By Various authors
Record Title—Part 2, Land Record Systems
Part two of this three-part series continues with an examination of our recording systems.
By Chuck Karayan, PS
GIS Matters: mLSIS, a Mobile Land Surveyors Information System
An examination of new software that will allow surveyors to do research while in the field.
By Rj Zimmer, PS