- Editor's Desk: Education: A Tough Road by Tom Gibson, PE
- Letters to the Editor and Errata
- Out-of-Plumb by Chase Perryman
Giving surveyors something to laugh about!
- Feature: The Perfect Day
Parkland College in Illinois offers a new surveying technology program to meet the needs of surveying firms.
- Feature: Machine Control Goes Academic
Iowa State University has developed classes to teach 3D GPS automated machine control.
- Feature: Silvio A. Bedini by Neil Sandler
- Reprint: Early American Surveyors: Mapping the Wilderness
Reprinting of Bedini's first article for "Professional Surveyor Magazine," from the March 1982 issue of the magazine.
- Feature: Working Under Canopy
A surveying firm has developed techniques that have advanced RTK GPS, particularly for less-than-ideal conditions such as tree cover.
- Feature: GPS Instruction When and How You Like
The GPS-GAP distance education program at the University of Maine offers flexibility in learning satellite positioning.
- Feature: GIS to the Rescue
Using data and images from various sourcs, practitioners at FEMA provide a host of GIS services that aid in disaster response and recovery.
- Northern Lights: The Surveying Business in Canada
Beginning now, members of the Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) will be receiving each issue of "Professional Surveyor Magazine." To celebrate the alliance, we're working with them to publish this monthly column dedicated to Canadian surveying issues.
- Gigglebytes: A Surveyor Married to a Writer by Tommy Woodsmall, PLS
- Aerial Perspective: The Changing Face of Aerial Photography and Photogrammetry
- 3D Scanning: Two Big New Benefits of Laser Scanning by Geoff Jacobs
- Education in Surveying: Principles and Practice of Surveying Exam by Robert J. Schultz, PE, PLS
- Intersect: How Do You Exceed Your Client's Expectations? by Janet Jackson, GISP and Randy Rambeau, Sr., PLS
2 Professionals, 2 Opinions, 2 Points of View.
- History Corner: Education and the Frontier Surveyor by Joe Knetsch, Ph.D.
- Business Angle: Times are Changing: Time to Look at Marketing by Jeff Salmon, Editor
If you've ignored the marketing aspect of your survey company, this may be the year to take another look.
- The Next Generation: 2008 Resolutions by Ashley Rose-Nalin
Meet Surveying's Future
- Conference Recap: Trimble Dimensions: Machine Control and Much More by Tom Gibson, PE
- Rules of the Game: Hodgman's Rules by Donald A. Wilson, LLS, PLS, RPF, Land Boundary Consultant
- Surveying the Capitol: 2008 Legislative Issues by Laurence Socci
Legislative issues affecting surveyors in 2008.
- GIS - The Greater Extent: Surveying on the Ground to Help Mappers in the Air by Matteo Luccio, MS
A photogrammetric mapping company explains how surveyors play a key role in the creation of aerial imagery.
- Second Thoughts: Workshop Evaluations by Wilhelm A. Schmidt, PLS
- People, Products, Places