Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.11, No.9 2014

Editorial:
Calculating History
By Marc Cheves, PS

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Survey Locales:
Another great shot from Alaska.
Photos by Daryl Moistner

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Vantage Point: (D)Evolved Planning
Surveyors should advise clients on "good neighbor" policies above and beyond the strict minimum.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM

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The Curt Brown Chronicles:
Definition of Proportionate Measurement—1958
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS

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HP35s Calculator, a Field Surveyor’s Companion:
Part 1—Point Storage. In this inaugural installment, the memory of this NCEES-examination-approved device is examined.
By Jason E. Foose, PS

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Subdivided We Stand
The imperative for using old subdivision control within a section to restore missing corners on the exterior.
By Chad & Linda Erickson

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Are Your Surveys Accurate?
A disconnect happens between those who have learned arithmetic and counting, and those who have learned to measure.
By J. Anthony Cavell, PS, CFEDS

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The Cloud
Changing the dynamic of field-to-office communication
By Oscar R. Cantu’

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Capturing Amache’s Life Story
Positioning and measurement are used at a dig of a WWII Japanese internment camp in Colorado.
By Mary Jo Wagner

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Space-Age Technology Comes Down to Earth to Improve Safety at Airports
Laser scanning is being used to lessen the risk of accidents on airport ramps and taxiways.
By Michael Jamieson & Michael Dunbar

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The Curta Mechanical Pocket Calculator
The first portable calculation device (and more) is examined in this walk down the memory lane of survey calculations.
By Carlton A. Brown

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