Author: Jason Foose

Jason Foose

Jason Foose is a Professional Surveyor licensed in multiple jurisdictions.
07.12.2020

The Value of Field Notes

Why would anyone need to keep field notes in this day and age? Everything is electronically time stamped with a location pre-computed through…

04.22.2020

State Boards

Why do we have state boards of registration for surveyors? The answer is pretty simple. Damages from our mistakes can easily exceed our…

12.18.2019

A Paradigm Shift

The ultimate judicial function of a surveyor is to help maintain a stable society through artistic measuring of land boundaries. Our most valuable…

10.05.2019

Map Idolatry

Are we putting too much stock in “the map” and not enough in “the information”? We seem to do that with the earliest…

05.25.2019

Our Broad Scope of Services

From the day that Europeans set foot in America the surveyor has been expected to document feature attributes including flora, fauna, soil classifications,…