Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.10, No.6 2013

Editorial: More Various & Sundry
What’s in this issue, and a littleknown fact about keyboarding.
By Marc Cheves, PS
PGA TOUR Looks Skyward for Improvements to its ShotLink System
ShotLink, a system used in scoring, measuring, tracking and statistical gathering for PGA TOUR-sponsored events, benefits from LiDAR and GNSS.
By Larry Trojak
Launching a New Surveying Perspective
Notwithstanding the fact that they are not yet allowed to fly in the U.S., unmanned aerial sensors portend a sea change in photogrammetry.
By Mary Jo Wagner
The Missouri River Commission Survey
A look at a state-of-the-art 1800s precise geodetic horizontal and vertical survey effort.
By Jerry Penry, PS
Brady Memorial Survey
An Idaho LSIT uses a cemetery and chapel survey for his extensive student project.
By Kevin McGuire, LSIT
Taking the Mystery Out of Flood Openings
This explanation will help surveyors as they prepare FEMA elevation certificates.
By Terri L Turner, AICP, CFM
Vantage Point: Do No Harm—Not Even Temporarily
Pitting private constitutional rights against the powers of the government to flood.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Class and Humor
From 1965, Curt speaks to us about an irate letter-writing adjoiner.
By Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Footsteps: A Review of Knapp vs. Hughes
Interesting lessons on land description interpretation and on water boundaries.
By Landon Blake, PS
Angle Points: How the Profession has Damaged Continuing Education
Could the standard profile of today’s surveyor—white male, 59 years of age—have something to do with this?
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS