Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.11, No.1 2014

A New Year
By Marc Cheves, PS
Digital Heritage: Data Density for Cultural Heritage
3D imaging technologies to digitally preserve 500 cultural heritage sites.
By Justin Barton
Field Tech:
A collection of new and interesting gear.
By Marc Cheves, PS
Angle Points: Having a License Doesn’t Make you an Expert
Anyone can offer an opinion but is it an expert opinion?
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Mountain Sheep Lake—Then and Now
An old photo of an early day mapper prompts a backpacking/fishing expedition.
By Bill Chupka, PS, and Andy Ambrose
The Forgotten Surveyor on the Mountain
A compelling case for including Roosevelt as a surveyor on Mount Rushmore.
By Walt Robillard, PS
Sailing with the Pirate Surveyors
The cost of licensing your radios is far less than the potential FCC fine.
By Mark Silver
A Journey’s End—Families and the Osgood, Indiana Bilby
The Couba Bilby tower is re-erected in Jasper’s hometown.
By Bart Crattie, LS, CFM
Vantage Point: Why Your Bid Failed
Ten pointers to ensure success with Requests for Qualifications.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS
Product Review: X90-OPUS
This purpose-built receiver does a great job of handling the popular NGS facility.
By Shawn Billings, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Brilliant Boner—Part 1
From 1962, more proof that surveyors should be involved in the preparation of legal descriptions.
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Notes from His Decrepitude
An aging land surveyor shares some parting thoughts on the profession.
By Gregory R. Haynes, PS