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WVSPS Mourns the Passing of Beloved Member Jeff Stephens

We are saddened to share the news of the passing of our longtime friend and WVSPS member, Jeff Stephens. Jeff was the WVSPS president from 2006 – 2007, he was instrumental in the re-formation of the Western River Valley Chapter and was a regular attendee of the annual convention. HeRead 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

Something You May Be Interested In – February 15, 2018

Unmistakable Marks: Part performance and easements examined Mapping degraded lands with applied geospatial knowledge Research Online: Monitoring of wide-area oscillations in presence of GPS spoofing attacks

WVSPS Administrative Office Closed for 2018 Convention

The WVSPS Administrative Office will be closed from February 19-23 due to being on site in Flatwoods for the 2018 Convention. If you require assistance prior to attending the Convention, please send us an email at We will not be able to answer phone calls until after the Convention.Read More

Something You May Be Interested In – February 8, 2018

NCEES Reduces Survey License Exam Fee Specialized Sensors Perform in Extreme Environments Ask an artificially intelligent question… Now Deemed a “New Start,” GPS IIIF May Face More Delays New Direction for MAPPS The Role of Geospatial Data in Building America’s Infrastructure

2018 Convention – Online Registration Deadline 2/16

Time is running out if you’d like to register online for the WVSPS Convention. On Friday, February 16th, online registration will be CLOSED. If you have not yet registered but are planning on attending the Convention, please be sure to register before the deadline. Registration may be found at If youRead More

Something You May Be Interested In – February 1, 2018

GIS has become Ubiquitous How Effective Are Signal Quality Monitoring Techniques Shifting Ground: GNSS for Earthquakes What is “geospatially smart” and why does it matter?

WVSPS 2018 Convention Featured Speaker: Kurt Luecke

With the 2018 WVSPS Convention around the corner, we would like to bring attention to one of our featured speakers: Kurt Luecke. He will be presenting a seminar on FEMA Elevation Certificate, the NFIP and Floodplain Management Perspective. We hope you will enjoy his presentation. Kurt Luecke, CFM is a FloodRead More

Something You May Be Interested In – January 25, 2018

Surveyor’s Footsteps: Value Those Survey Relics H.R. 4033, National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act Presidential Executive Order on Streamlining and Expediting Requests to Locate Broadband Facilities in Rural America

2018 Convention – New Friday Seminars!

Seminars for the 50th Annual Convention are filling up fast! We’re pleased to announce that there are two new seminars that will be offered at the Convention on Friday, February 23! The Reality of Reality Capture Presented by James Shaw and Jonathan Austin 8 AM – 12 PM This workshop willRead More

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