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Articles listed below are examples of diverse and successful careers of Professional Land Surveyors:

ForensicArtist
Crime Scene Investigation has replaced old-fashioned hand-mapping of crime scenes with automated data collection....
This article appeared in the Fall 2004 issue of The American Surveyor. (This is a large pdf file complete with images.)

Applying technology to rebuilding Iraq's infrastructure has required intense collaborative planning and efforts.
One Rhode Island firm is proud to be part of the good news coming out of Iraq that is sorely missing from today's mainstream media outlets. In doing so they are also helping to provide training, new jobs, and a better way of life for many of the city's seven million residents.
This article appeared in the June 2005 issue of The American Surveyor. (This is a large pdf file complete with images.)

The Role of Surveyors in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Topographic surveyors from the 320th Engineering Company pave the way for fixed-wing aircraft operations throughout northern Iraq.
This article appeared in the April 2004 issue of Professional Surveyor.

Surveying Goes Underground
Surveying, Caveman Style - The process of mapping a cave usually involves a team of three to four explorers.
This article appeared in the February 2004 issue of Professional Surveyor.

GPS Modernization
The GPS Constellation - Developed in 1973 by and for the United States Department of Defense (DOD), the GPS system...
This article appeared in the February 2004 issue of Professional Surveyor.

Rebuilding Afghanistan
Humanitarian efforts by U.S. Army and Leica assist a devastated country.
This is a 3.42Mb pdf of this 13 page article complete with color images.
This article appeared in the June 2003 issue of Professional Surveyor Magazine


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