Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.10, No.3 2013

Editorial: Connections
Technology continues to provide us with newew ways to manage land development and resource usage.
By Marc Cheves, PS
A Classified Success
Planet Action provides geospatial technology and expertise to organizations working on climate change causes, impacts and solutions.
By Mary Jo Wagner
Filling the PNT Hole
Despite its impressive legacy of success driving many essential position, navigation and time (PNT) capabilities, GPS is not an infallible system.
By Paul Benshoof and Nunzio Gambale
What to Do in the Aftermath
A detailed look at the effects of Superstorm Sandy, its impact on flood mapping, and the manner in which owners should be allowed to rebuild.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
The Surveyor & the Tree—Part Two
This installment takes a look at tree owners’ responsibilities for personal injury and property damage.
By C. Barton Crattie, LS, CFM
A GIS Laboratory, Indeed
The state-of-the-art GIS program at Arizona State University is using mobile mapping as part of the data gathering phase of instruction.
By Don Talend
Footsteps: A Review of Christian vs. Flora
Lessons about estoppel, the relationships between maps and deeds, and court interpretation of ambiguous deeds created by mistakes.
By Landon Blake, PS
Real Time Networking (on a Budget)
Faced with a lack of coverage, a Galveston company finds a way to have its own RTN at a comparatively low cost. Stephen Blaskey, PS
By Stephen Blaskey, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles—Surveyors Service to Society
From 1971, this installment informs us that if we try to do today’s job with yesterday’s knowledge, we will be out of business tomorrow.
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS