Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.11, No.5 2014

Takin’ It to the Streets
By Marc Cheves, PS
Reconnaissance: The Surveyor’s Roles & Responsibilities
Ensuring the American Dream, Part 1.
By Gary Kent, PS
Vantage Point: Knowing When to Stop
How do you handle survey mistakes you have made?
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
Angle Points: If We Don’t Fix Things Who Will?
A call to action for the future of our profession.
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Riparian Boundaries
From 1977, Curt discusses two cases involving water.
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Land Locators & Claim Jumpers—Part 1
A continuation of the discussion about the folly of ignoring original surveys.
By Chad & Linda Erickson
Wow! I’m an LSIT! (uh, NOW what do I do?)
Even though the NCEES exam has changed, getting ready for it hasn’t.
By Jerry Anderson, PS
The Early Vertical Datums of the USGS
Dozens of isolated datums exist, some of which have never been tied to NGVD 29.
By Jerry Penry, PS
A "Typical" Boundary Survey in France
A Florida professor spends six months comparing French and American surveying.
By David W. Gibson, Ph.D., PS
Fresh Ideas + Solutions Come Directly to You
Topcon‘s decade-old Roadshow now features a huge custom-built semi-trailer.
By Jeff Winke
Things I’ve Learned: Starting the Next Chapter
A well-known Michigan surveyor reflects back on his life.
By John Matonich, PS