Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.10, No.7 2013

Editorial: Dykes v. Arnold
A criticism of Chad Erickson’s articles about this groundbreaking case.
By Marc Cheves, PS

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Angle Points: San Diego Grand Jury Issues Report on City Survey Practices
Pressure has resulted in the city taking the right steps to do the right thing.
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS

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The Trimble Rockies Campus
Applying everything it has created or bought, Trimble is maximizing BIM-to-field solutions for its new campus in Denver.
By Vicki Speed

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The Royal Observatory
Joining a group of American surveyors, the author learns about mistresses, meridians, longitude and time.
By C. Barton Crattie, LS, CFM

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Surveying the Southern California Coast—Part 1
Retracing the Thirty-Ninth Parallel to United States-Mexico Boundary Arc of Primary Triangulation.
By Jay Satalich, PS

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Sharing of Topcon Photos a Global Experience
From around the world, users respond with their photos.
By Don Talend

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Footsteps: The Parcel Map with No Monuments
Our product reviewer takes an extensive look at this popular software and hardware.
By Landon Blake, PS

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The Curt Brown Chronicles: Helping Surveyors Remember the Past
You can be crazy to be a surveyor, but you can never be stupid.
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS

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Trucks: The Early Years
One of the great enabling technologies for surveyors in the early Twentieth Century was the small truck.
By Albert “Skip” Theberge

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Feedback

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Vantage Point: Exactions versus Extortion
A pending Supreme Court case might bring big changes in how the permit-issuing game is played.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM

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