Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.13, No6 2016

Thought Leader: Globalized Ethics
Because real estate represents a significant proportion of all global wealth, professionals have a duty to uphold the highest standards.
By Robert W. Foster, PS, PE
I Hope I Will Never See a Forest Tree That Will Baffle Me
One of our eminent statesmen recalls his interaction with trees over the decades.
By Walt Robillard, PS, Esq.
Comparing Two Brickkilns
A passion for many surveyors is recovering monuments that have disappeared from the modern record.
By Jerry Penry, PS
Some Part of Myself
From a childhood in Nazi Germany, this American immigrant recounts his path through a successful career.
By Wilfried "Fred" Roeder, PS
Dig This—GPS Technology Co-stars on the Television Show Diggers
This popular program employs our technology to make a record of what was found.
By Mary Jo Wagner
Network Brings ‘Life’ to Bathymetric Survey Boat
A GNSS network enables a surveyor to accurately position his data-gathering vehicle.
By Douglas Hunt, OLS
The Final Voyage – Part 10
If things went according to plan we would be finished in three weeks. But things didn’t go according to plan.
By Eric Stahlke, PS
Test Yourself 32: Equal Incircle/Excircle
Exercising geometry and trigonometry skills.
By Dave Lindell, PS
The Curt Brown Chronicles: Surveyors Model Registration
From 1967… it was only a matter of time until licensed surveyors would be forced into defensive activities or extermination…
By Michael J. Pallamary, PS
Vantage Point: Past and Future in a More Frequently Inundated World
As our FEMA expert explains, there are no easy solutions, but innovation will be the key.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM