Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.11, No.4 2014

GLONASS Has a Hiccup
By Marc Cheves, PS
Angle Points: Land Surveyor Liability
Practitioners might not only have to defend themselves in a lawsuit, but also defend their license before their state licensing agency.
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Vantage Point: Letting Go
Recently more companies are requiring new employees to sign what amounts to an oath of allegiance.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
New Record for Southeast Asia’s Highest Peak?
Inconsistent elevation reports spurred an expedition to establish the height of Gamlang Razi.
By Rachel Schowe
Smithsonian X 3D
The editor attends the launch of an ambitious attempt to digitize the museum’s vast collections.
By Marc Cheves, PS
Land Locators & Claim Jumpers—Part 1
Another in the series about our origins and the improper use of the last resort, proportioning.
By Chad & Linda Erickson
Upgrade Up North
A Calgary firm adds new equipment and software to revamp its survey business.
By Larry Trojak
3D Pioneers—A Visit to Optech
The editor writes about his recent visit to this innovative company.
By Marc Cheves, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Determination of Ownership Boundaries along Seashores
Part 2 takes a further look at riparian ownership.
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Surveyors & Law: The Owner of the Property Is?
Land surveyors should never give an opinion as to who “owns” a tract of land.
By James J. Demma, PS, Esq.