Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.14, No5 2017

Thought Leader:Land Ownership is Too Important to Be Left to Land Specialists
A 1914 book provides ample evidence of why the public needs to know more about its most valuable investment.
By Lee Lovell, PS
Decided Guidance: Wacker vs. Price—Irony in Sevenfold
A “hairy and dissenting” walk through the Court’s logic in adjudicating this 1950 Arizona case.
By Jason E. Foose, PS
Around the Bend
Another in our long series of profiles of Carlson Software details the company’s fabulous new Kentucky headquarters.
By Allen E. Cheves
Surveying & Mapping Industry Economics—Part 3
Continuing with our series on the business of surveying, this installment examines customers and services.
By Lee Lovell, PS
True Elevation: Black Elk Peak
A BLM cadastral surveyor with 38 year’s experience details a fascinating dependent resurvey in extremely rugged terrain in California.
By Jerry Penry, PS
Bringing the Goods
A West Memphis firm applies the latest in technology—of which mobile scanning is an integral component— to a variety of projects.
By Larry Trojak
Test Yourself 41: Integers, Integers, Integers
Exercising geometry and trigonometry skills.
By Dr.Lee Lovell, PS
Vantage Point: Sunset or Sunrise?
Our government affairs expert addresses issues in the upcoming reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM