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Surveyors, How Do You Know Maps Are Accurate?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 07/21/2014
  • Surveying
As a land surveyor, accuracy is extremely important. After all, a lack of precision can be extremely costly and painstaking to correct. But, how do you know your maps are accurate and up to date? Do you always check data and measurements, ...
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Surveying Techniques: Then and Now Part 2

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 07/02/2014
  • Surveying
Previously, the history of surveying techniques and instruments, from ancient civilizations to the 19th century, were explored as they relate to the evolution of the profession. Beginning in the 20th century, surveying technology advanced ...
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Surveying Techniques: Then and Now Part 1

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 06/30/2014
  • Surveying
An ancient profession, surveying has evolved along with civilization to the extent that the world as we know it would not be the same without it. Though surveyors began with primitive tools such as rope to make land judgments, modern land ...
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5 Recommended Books for Surveyors

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 06/25/2014
  • Surveying
Between giving attention to the latest industry news, learning more about the intricacies of land surveying and furthering expertise as a land professional, surveyors pursue ongoing education for personal and professional benefit. Among ...
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Hot Weather Hazards: Surveyors Stay Cool in the Summer

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 06/09/2014
  • Surveying
With summer quickly approaching, staying cool is a top priority for surveyors. The need to spend hours out in the Texas sun adds to the danger of getting dehydrated or experiencing symptoms of heat stroke. Here are some tips for staying ...
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Surveyors: Network Like a Professional

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 06/06/2014
  • Surveying
As one of the most effective ways to meet new people, enhance your expertise and stay in-the-know about the latest industry news, professional networking is an important aspect of personal and career advancement. The only way to truly ...
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The History of GIS

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 04/04/2014
  • Surveying
GIS (geospatial information system), with roots in traditional cartography, has become a useful tool for mapping and evaluating an area of land. Unlike cartography, GIS presents data in a way that can be analyzed and argued so intelligent ...
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Happy National Surveyors Week from CourthouseDirect.com

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 03/17/2014
  • Surveying
We know how important surveyors are to the oil and gas, real estate and land title industries, so we’re proudly celebrating National Surveyors Week.   
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Why Public Records Matter: The Hidden Value of Land Registry Systems

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 10/02/2013
  • Legal
Editor’s Note: We’ve edited a portion of this blog post to better convey the message.
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Can You Conduct A Seismic Survey Without the Landowner's Permission?

  • CourthouseDirect.com Team
  • 08/14/2013
  • Surveying
For years, seismic surveys have been a cornerstone of the American energy industry. New technologies have standardized and simplified the seismic survey process, and it's now commonplace for landowners in energy-rich regions to commission ...
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