Table of Contents – The American Surveyor – Vol.10, No.1 2013

From The American Surveyor Magazine, December, 2012… 

Editorial: The New Normal
The editor discusses the past four years and the next four years.
By Marc Cheves, PS
Christopher Gill
Monitoring: A Fast-Growing Discipline
Monitoring is playing a key role for a retrofit that retains existing façades of some of the most expensive real estate in the world.
By Christopher Gill
Terri L Turner
Don’t Forget That Flood Certification
The administrator of a Georgia planning and development department provides key advice for both homeowners and surveyors.
By Terri L Turner, AICP, CFM
Justin Height
The Tepusquet Boundary Survey–Part 2
In this installment, a California surveyor provides the rest of the story: the boundary determination.
By Justin Height, PS
James D. Nadeau
Beyond the Boundary: A Strong Foundation
A successful project—one without cost overruns—often depends on the ability of the surveyor to provide accurate, up-to-date information.
By Jim Nadeau, PS
Landon Blake
Footsteps: Avienda San Juan Partnership vs. the City of San Clemente
This installment discusses zoning issues that affect both public and private surveyors.
By Landon Blake, PS
Stephen C. Blaskey
GIS: Just a Tool: Myth #4: Getting Historic Surveying Information into a GIS Takes Too Long
In the final installment, the author dispels another myth and shows more ways to use a GIS.
By Stephen C. Blaskey, PS
Chuck Karayan
Record Title—Part 3–Chain-Of-Title Problems
In the final installment, the author shows that real property ownership is the union of right, title, and interest therein.
By Chuck Karayan, PS
Danial L. Perry
Geospatially Measuring & Modeling an Israeli Archeology Site Nearly 2,500 Years Old
Technology is used to map a site where the Bible says Samson slew 1,000 Philistines with a jawbone of a donkey.
By Danial L. Perry, PS, MBA
Wendy Lathrop
Vantage Point: Zoned Out
An examination of a city that has no zoning, and a city where the zoning is perhaps too restrictive.
By Wendy Lathrop, PS, CFM
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Glenn is a geographer and a GIS professional with over 20 years experience in the industry. He's the co-founder of GISuser and several other technology web publications.

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