WVSPS Chapter Meeting Listing

The WVSPS has eight active chapters which meet monthly all over the state of West Virginia. Below, you can find their meeting schedule and representatives. Attendance at meetings is worth a potential 3 PDHs per year and are open to everyone. Clarksburg Chapter Chapter Representative: Rick Casteel Meetings: 2nd MondayRead More

The Summer of Learning: Events Across the State

There are several events coming up in the next three months that surveyors might be interested in! Be sure to click the link for each meeting for more information. June 11, 2018 2018 WV GIS Conference Charleston Marriott Town Center July 24, 2018 Event: ArcGIS JavaScript API (2 Day Training) Time: 08.30 AM to 05.00Read More

POB Real Time

Something You Might Be Interested In – May 2018

Using Aerial LiDAR for Infrastructure Surveys Power Utility Project Uses Real Time Surveying The Federal Land Rights Series — Exploring boundary and title issues in the federal context Where are We with Citizen Science Mapping Apps Today?

WVSPS Thwart Theives

Something You May Be Interested In – April 26, 2018

Surveyors Turn to Technology to Thwart Thieves Re-share from The American Surveyor – April 2018. In the wake of a quick theft, Georgia surveyors are able to use the tracking technology included on their rented Trimble S7 robotic total station to help locate, and eventually regain, their stolen equipment. http://www.amerisurv.com/PDF/TheAmericanSurveyor_CarberWhite-ThwartingThieves_April2018.pdf

Reminder: License Expiration June 30

As a reminder, if you are a licensed surveyor in West Virginia, your license is due to expire on June 30th. You can renew your license by visiting the West Virginia Board of Professional Surveyors (WVBPS) website here. If you have any questions or issues with renewing your license, pleaseRead More

DVDs and Books Available in the WVSPS Store

Updated 4-16-18 As you may know, WVSPS maintains a bookstore on the WVSPS website. Currently, we have the following books listed for sale: Boundaries in West Virginia Roads and Streams – $20 Compass Land Suveying – $75 Exploring the Old Turnpikes of West Virginia – $25 Native Trees of West Virginia – $10 WVSPSRead More

POB Market Research

Something You May Be Interested In – April 16, 2018

2018 3D Surveying Trends: 3D Models and Point Clouds Top 3D Use POB’s annual study shows 3D modeling and point clouds are the leading uses for 3D surveying tools From the Point of Beginning Annual Study, this week we take a look at the top 3D surveying trends. How doRead More

Fairmont SciTech

Fairmont State to Offer Associate’s Degree in Surveying & Geomatics

Fairmont State looks to join an elite group of institutions offering an Associate’s of Science degree in Surveying & Geomatics Engineering Technology (SGET). Available in Fall 2018, the College of Science and Technology will offer a suite of courses designed to ready students for the field or to further their coursework.Read More

Call for Newsletter Content

The next issue of The West Virginia Surveyor will be published in May. Please send your news, articles, and surveying-related photos via email directly to John Porter, Editor of the WVSPS Newsletter, at wvsurveyor@frontier.com. You can even receive PDHs for writing articles (1 PDH per hour spent writing, up to 10 perRead More

Something You May Be Interested In – March 21, 2018

How do you tech? This month’s post showcases articles about new and emerging technology in and outside the field. We take a look at the threat of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUASs) on US and other infantry teams, an experimental geospatial and temporal research service helping to increase yield at oneRead More

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