Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.10, No.8 2013

Guest Editorial: Survey Summit 2013
An engineer’s honest assessment of this event, and of surveying in general.
By Gene Roe, PS, PE, PhD
Angle Points: The City of San Diego Begins to Restructure
After years of neglect and dismissal, new management turns the ship.
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Wet Work
Ways in which surveyors can make money with flood certs and flood mapping.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
Survey on a Quad
A one-man survey operation applies extensive mechanization to a topographic survey.
By Fulvio Bernardini
Locators—The Lost World
Homesteaders relied on Land Locators to realize their dream of ownership.
By Chad R. Erickson, PS and Linda Erickson
Seeking Respect—Surveying’s Societal Value
Texas Professor Gary Jeffress leads a campaign to educate the public about surveying.
By Don Talend
Surveying the Southern California Coast—Part 2
A recap of historic geodetic control, used for “moving coordinates from one point to another.”
By Jay Satalich, PS
Footsteps: Otay Mesa Properties versus the United States
Government policies made from afar affect homes and property.
By Landon Blake, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Curt Brown in the 21st Century
Curt’s influence continues to assist in the resolution of boundary conflicts.
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS