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Community Forums for Land Surveying & Geomatics

Surveying & Related
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Introduce Yourself

Welcome to the SurveyorConnect family! Please take a moment to tell us a little bit about yourself, where you're from and how/why you got into surveying (or other little surveying-related tidbits).

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Construction surveyo...


Surveying & Geomatics (15 viewing)

Discussions pertaining to general topics of Land Surveying and Geomatics. This is the default forum for surveying discussions, but please use more specific forums when appropriate.

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Software, CAD & Mapping (2 viewing)

Discussions about cartography and mapping as they pertain to surveying, as well as software used for coordinate geometry (COGO), field-to-finish (F2F), Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) and Least Squares.

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Construction & Mining

Discussions for construction staking, mining surveys, environmental planning, wetlands mitigation and other construction-related surveying and engineering services.

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Staking Curb - Top o...


GNSS & Geodesy (2 viewing)

Discussions pertaining to Geodesy and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) including (but not limited to) GPS (United States), GLONASS (Russia), BeiDou (China) and Galileo (European Union).

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Photogrammetry, LiDAR & UAS (1 viewing)

Discussions in regards to aerial photogrammetry, 3D laser scanning (LiDAR), unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), a.k.a. drones.

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Precision Ag

Discussions pertaining to precision agriculture, which involves the use of GPS to guide and drive tractors while collecting data related to location, application, harvest, and other aspects of ag data management.

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Forensic Surveying

Discussions about forensic surveying, which involves high-precision collection and processing of data used as evidence in court cases pertaining to crime scenes, auto accidents, boundary disputes, etc.

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Business, Finance & Legal (2 viewing)

Discussions about business practices, financial issues and the legal aspects of Land Surveying. Topics might also include court cases, bookkeeping, business formation, easement or right-of-way legalities, etc.

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Education & Training

Discussions regarding educational and/or training events, such as continuing education workshops, conferences, college courses, or other information that will help surveyors begin or continue their journey of surveying knowledge.

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FS Exam Tips


Memes for Surveyors

Dump all your surveying-related memes here for us all to enjoy. It's good to laugh. 😀

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Kirk out

holy cow

Today's Office

Use this forum to post photos depicting "today's office" -- Surveyors are known for working in both beautiful and treacherous locations. We'd love to see where you work!

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Richard Imrie

Rest In Peace

Help to preserve the legacy of fellow surveyors who've passed by sharing their stories here. We learn from our surveying mentors, educators, and coworkers, so please feel free to memorialize them here.

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Ask A Surveyor (1 viewing)

If you are a landowner seeking advice from surveyors, please post your questions and issues here. DISCLAIMER: All surveying-related questions should be consulted with someone licensed in their jurisdiction and hired for professional services. The answers provided here are not to be construed as official advice from a professional that you would otherwise obtain in your local area.

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GLO survey question

holy cow

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Vendor Showcase (1 viewing)

Advertisers with Vendor Membership (see our Advertise page) are welcome to use this forum to post information about their company, such as announcements, details about their products and services, or specials. Please remember to treat our vendors with respect.

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Upcoming Survey Conf...

Shawn Billings

Buy, Sell & Trade (1 viewing)

Post your surveying equipment for sale, wanted to buy, or trade. This is for private parties only, NO DEALERS, DEVELOPERS OR MANUFACTURERS (click here if you'd like to advertise with us).

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Employment / Looking For Work

Looking for a surveying job? Check this forum for current openings or post your surveyor employment listing here. NO HEADHUNTERS OR JOB RECRUITERS. If you are selling your services to other people or companies, then you need to advertise with us. Please visit our Advertising page for more information.

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Position Available Experienced Land Dev...


Stolen Equipment

Let's see if we can help each other locate and recover our survey equipment! Post your stolen items here (preferably with photos, if possible) or respond to reports if you have helpful information.

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2 setups stolen in 2...

Nate The Surveyor

Help & Information
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We'll post important announcements such as website updates, new features, planned maintenance advisories, rules and policies updates, and other topics regarding the SurveyorConnect website.

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Forum FAQ (1 viewing)

Helpful information, instructions and frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding the use of the SurveyorConnect Community Forums.
Logged-in users: Use our Support & Bug Reports Forum to request support.
Non-logged-in users: Use our Contact form to request support.

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