Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.12, No9 2015

Point to Point: ALTA/ACSM
By Joel Leininger, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles: The Challenging Future for the Land Surveyor
In 1964, Curt made keen observations about the impending evolution of measurement technology.
Compiled by Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Measuring Minnesota – ProFile of Doug Carter
A father and son team use floatplanes for access-and JAVAD gear-to work in heavy canopy.
By Marc Chves, PS
The Mullan Road
Winding through Montana, Idaho and Washington, this road played a major part in the settlement of this region.
By Stuart Nash, PS
The Bench Marks of Success
In bewildering economic times, adopting new technology profitably is critical. Leica can help.
By Angus Stocking, PS
The Final Voyage-Part 3
In a space of two seconds the barge had avoided two wrecks. By all rights we should have been gored, then sunk.
By Eric Stahlke, PS
Leatherneck Surveyors-Part 1, The Artillery Surveyors
The role of the USC&GS serving with the Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific.
By Albert "skip" Theberge
HP35s Calculator, a Field Surveyor’s Companion: Part 11: Fieldwork
Stakeout and Sideshot, and a shout-out for Nathaniel Bowditch, who gave us the Compass Adjustment.
By Jason E. Foose, PS
Test Yourself 24: Replace the Reverse Curve
The second of two installments of our popular surveying problem department.
By Dr. Richard L. Elgin, PS, PE
Vantage Point: Communiplexion
Cautionary tales against believing everything we read in a title report.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
One of the more rewarding aspects of property research is holding in your hands …
By Various