Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.12, No.5 2015

Guest Editorial:
SPAR 2015 Recap
By Dr. Gene V. Roe, PS, PE
Vantage Point: What FFRMS Means
The new Federal Flood Risk Management Standard supersedes one issued in 1977.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
The Curt Brown Chronicles: The Wonder of Words
In this installment, Mike illustrates how the more things change, the more they remain the same.
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Road Riders
Parcel access hinged on whether an abandoned road was used by the original homesteader.
By James Jones, PS, PE
Higher Education
A father and son put “elevational” curiosity to work in the Colorado Mountains.
By John Stenmark, PS
Fundamentals of a CST Training Program
This program in central Florida is thriving because of team work.
By Ronnie A. Figueroa, PSM, GISP, CST Director
GPS Proves Perfect Outlet for Buffalo-Area Contractor’s Success
This contractor is not only staking out from a model, but performing his own as-builts as well.
By Larry Trojak
Laser Scanning the Past: Fort Vancouver
A Portland, Oregon firm uses technology to document a National Historic Site.
By Jerry Dawson
HP35s Calculator, a Field Surveyor’s Companion: Part 8—Area
Even though surveyors view area as next to last in controlling factors-ahead of coordinates-the public does not.
By Jason E. Foose, PS
I am writing to respond to the two recent articles in the March issue of American Surveyor (by Mr. Elgin and Mr. Widmer).
By Various