Category: Land Surveying

Coming Full Circle: 360-Degree View Aids Projects

By Paul Crocker Everything from shopping to schooling has seemingly gone virtual these days. Taking 360° virtual project tours is now possible too. If you have questions, we have answers: About the Expert: Paul Crocker is a project manager in our survey group. He performs and oversees unmanned aerial system (UAS) missions, coordinates UAS pilots… Read More »

Surveyors Stepping Up to International Foot

By Richard Kleinmann, PLS How long is a foot? Well, that depends on who’s doing the measuring, what state they are doing the measuring in, and what measuring “stick” they are using. Land surveyors in most U.S. states use the U.S. survey foot. The rest of the world, including some U.S. states, uses what’s known… Read More »

How to Make a Kayak/Canoe Launch ADA-Compliant

By Pete Kolaszewski, PE “And now I sign legislation, which takes a sledgehammer to another wall, one which has for too many generations separated Americans with disabilities from the freedom they could glimpse, but not grasp. Once again, we rejoice as this barrier falls for claiming together we will not accept, we will not excuse,… Read More »