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WVSPS Elkins Chapter Invites You to Their Annual Picnic

The Elkins Chapter of WVSPS is hosting their annual picnic at the Elkins City Park on Firday, August 24th and beginning at 5 PM. The picnic will be held in the pavilion beside Sycamore Street. Gathering begins at 5:00, picnic begins at 5:30 and will conclude with checking of compassesRead More

POB Real Time

Something You Might Be Interested In – June 2018

Relationships Can Drive Surveying Success 10 Major Application Areas of Drone Visualizing the Patterns of Natural Disasters in the United States Committee Unanimously Approves Water Resources Development Act DGT Associates Partners with Geolantis

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Eastern Panhandle Chapter Seminar Set for July 13

We are pleased to announce that registration for the Eastern Panhandle Chapter Seminar is now open! The Eastern Panhandle Chapter of WVSPS will be hosting their annual seminar on July 13, 2018 at The Holiday Inn in Martinsburg, WV. This year’s seminar will highlight Minimum Standards, Ethics and Measuring AncientRead More

Drone Expo

MCTC to Hold Drone Expo on Friday, June 8

The Geospatial Science and Technology (GST) Program at Mountwest Community and Technical College (MCTC) is hosting a Drone Expo on Friday, June 8, 2018. This is a free event open to everyone in the tri-state area, especially drone enthusiasts. MCTC’s Drone Expo will begin at 9:00 AM and end atRead 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

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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