Tag: Survey

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 »

GIS Day is Cause for Celebration, and Here’s Why

By Dick Kleinmann, PLS Geographic information systems, or GIS, are the combination of geographical features and powerful databases. Municipal governments and local utilities rely on this technology to gather, manage, and analyze high-level spatial information. With today being GIS Day, it only seems fitting to discuss some of the ways GIS services meet clients’ everyday… Read More »

Ingram Named Vice President of Geospatial Services

Ayres Associates has named Jason Ingram, PLS, vice president of its geospatial division, which provides land survey and aerial mapping services. Ingram, who has been with Ayres since 1999, works in the firm’s Green Bay area office, from which he previously managed land survey, the firm’s largest group. In his new position Ingram will also… Read More »