ASPLS Points of Interest - Links


Alaska Links Control & GPS Sites
Federal Agencies General Surveying Sites
Miscellaneous Mapping
Newsgroups Professional Associations
Right of Way, Title & Law State Surveying Societies

red pin Alaska Links

Alaska General

Fairbanks North Star Borough .....Home Borough (aka County) for this website
Weather Report .....Fairbanks, Alaska...Its not as bad as you'd think!

Alaska Federal Links

BLM Alaska Office
BLM/GLO Records Research...Including Alaska Patents
FAA - Alaska Region
USACE - Alaska District
USGS Alaska

Alaska Legal

Alaska Court System .....Alaska Law Links
Alaska Legislature .....Search through Alaska Statutes, Administrative code, etc.
Alaska Legal & Law links ....Rominger Legal
American Law Sources On-Line...Alaska
FindLaw: Alaska: Laws ....Complete set of links to Alaska Legal resources
Alaska Legal Resource Center .....Public legal resources
ANCSA .....Background on the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
Alaska Law Review .....Alaska Legal Issues hosted by Duke Law School
Alaska Supreme Court Cases .....Search cases back to 1991
Anchorage Municipal Ordinances .....Including Platting & Zoning
Fairbanks North Star Borough Ordinances .....Including Platting & Zoning
Kenai Borough Code .....Including Platting & Zoning
Matanuska - Susitna Borough Ordinances .....Including Platting & Zoning

Alaska State Government

State of Alaska - Main Website
Alaska DCED Summaries .....Department of Community and Economic Development Database
Alaska Department of Transportation .....Airports, harbors, highways and other public facilities
Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing .....Licensing authority for Land Surveyors
Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing .....AELS Licensing Database (i.e. To search for licensed land surveyors in Fairbanks, input Board: "AEL"; License Type: "L"; City: "Fairbanks)
Department of Natural Resources .....Including the Division of Land
DNR RS2477 Page .....Historic Roads & Trails
State Employee Whitepages .....Search for the e-mail address of a State of Alaska employee

Alaska Surveying Consultants and Relevant Links

AeroMetric - Anchorage .....International Photogrammetric Consultants
Alaska Geospatial Data Clearinghouse .....Alaska GIS Datasets
Alaska Mapped .....The Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative
Alaska Professional Design Council ...A coalition of Professional Design Organizations
Alaska Surveying & Mapping Conference ...Conference Website
WHPacific - Formerly ASTS/ASCG ....Engineers/Architects/Surveyors
BLM Division of Cadastral Survey ......BLM's Alaska Office
Design Alaska .....Engineers/Architects/Surveyors
DNR - Platting .....DNR Platting Requirements in the Unorganized Borough
Alaska DNR LRIS, Public Land Records ...View status plats and eventually surveys also.
DOWL ...Engineers & Surveyors
F. Robert Bell & Assoc./CMH Consultants .....Engineers/Surveyors
GeoNorth, Inc. .....GIS - Database - CAD
John Oswald & Assoc., LLC .....Hydrographic Surveyors
Kalen & Associates, Inc. .....Land & Construction Surveyors - Fairbanks, Alaska
Larsen Engineering, Inc. .....Engineers/Surveyors
Lounsbury & Associates, Inc. .....Engineers/Surveyors
LCMF, Inc. .....Surveyors & Engineers
McClintock Land Associates, Inc. ...Surveying, Planning, Mapping
McClane Consulting Group .....Kenai area Surveyors & Engineers
Menzies Engineering Group on Facebook .....Engineering & Surveying - Ketchikan
PDC Engineers .....Engineers & Surveyors
PN&D ... Peratrovich, Nottingham & Drage
RCH Surveys, Ltd. .....Interior Alaska Surveyors for 30 Years
R&M Consultants, Inc. .....Engineers & Surveyors - Anchorage
R&M Engineering-Ketchikan, Inc. .....Engineers & Surveyors - Ketchikan
R&M Engineering-Juneau .....Engineers & Surveyors - Juneau
Sentec, Inc. .....Surveyors
SurvBase, LLC .....Simply Done Right
Terrasond .....Hydrographic Survey Specialists
The Surveyors Exchange .....Surveying equipment sales and rentals
University of Alaska - Geomatics Department .....The best in Geomatics education!
USKH, Inc. .....Unwin, Scheben, Korynta, Huettel - Engineers/Architects/Surveyor
VEI Consultants .....Engineers & Surveyors

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purple pin Control Surveys/GPS Sites

Coast Guard Navigation Center
Coordinates, Datums & Transformations
Current Solar Forecast .....Space Environment Laboratory
Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee
GPS World Online .....GPS World Magazine
Oregon GPS Users Website .....Good source info for the practicing surveyor
Principles and Practice of GPS Surveying....SNAP! Satellite Navigation and Positioning Group

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yellow pin Federal Agencies

U.S. Geological Survey National Archives
National Geodetic Survey U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
National Park Service U.S. Department of Transportation
Bureau of Land Management U.S. Forest Service

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green pin General Surveying Sites

The American Surveyor....A foot in the past, an eye to the future..
BLM Cadastral - Arizona....Cadastral Tools & Reference Materials
BLM Cadastral - California ...Good source of information relating to BLM Cadastral surveys
BLM GCDB Website...Geographic Coordinate Database
Cadastral Survey .....Focus on the Public Land Surveying System
Flatirons Surveying ....A Colorado company with lots of good pages explaining types of surveys
GSS Geomatics ...Geodetic Software Systems - Geomatics Information Center
Institution of Surveyors, Australia
Land Surveying & Geomatics ...."The World's second oldest profession"
Land Surveyor Reference Page .....Comprehensive Surveying related information
POB Magazine .....Point of Beginning
Professional Surveyor ....PS Magazine ....Your Career as a Land Surveyor
U.S. Mineral Surveyor Program ....BLM Cadastral Nevada Office
Virtual Museum of Surveying ...Good information on old surveying instruments
Yahoo Geomatics/Surveying Directory ....Your basic Yahoo directory....All surveying related

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blue pin Miscellaneous

Books, Trivia, Tools, etc.

In Search of Longitude .....PBS - Nova program
How far is it ...Calculate distances between cities.
The Museum of HP Calculators ...Check out your first HP!
Units of Measurement ...All you ever wanted to know
MegaConverter 2 ...Convert from anything to anything. Continuing Education
The PI Trivia Game .....No, cornbread are square...pi are round

Surveying Software

Surveying Software sites
COE Geospatial Engineering Branch
Penn State Surveying Software
Units Conversions
NGS Geodetic Toolkit

Good Examples

LABINS .....Florida Land Boundary Information....Online data sources for surveyors

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green pin Mapping

Perry-Castenada Map Collection ....Links to a variety of mapping resources
USGS Land Information System
USGS Map Accuracy Standards
US Census Website for Tiger Map Products....Shape/KML files and TIGERweb
TopoZone - Map View ....USGS Quads on line
Wormley's Maps & Mapping Agencies ....Links to a variety of mapping resources

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orange pin Professional Associations

COPS .....ACEC - Council of Professional Surveyors
ACSM .....American Congress on Surveying & Mapping
ALSA .....Alberta Land Surveyors Association
ALTA .....American Land Title Association
ASCE ....Geomatics Division - American Society of Civil Engineers
ASPRS .....American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing
FIG .....International Federation of Surveyors
IRWA .....International Right of Way Association
IRWA Chapter 71 - Arctic Trails .....Fairbanks, Alaska IRWA Chapter
IRWA Chapter 49 .....Anchorage, Alaska IRWA Chapter
MAPPS .....Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors
NCEES .....National Council of Examiners for Eng. & Surveying
NSPS .....National Society of Professional Surveyors
RICS .....Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors
URISA .....Urban & Regional Information Systems Association
WFPS ...Western Federation of Professional Surveyors
WSLCA ....Western States Land Commissioners Association

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lt blue pin Right of Way, Title & Law

Land Record Reference .....Background on property descriptions
Right of Way - Allen, Williford & Seale .....A site for Right of Way Professionals
The 'Lectric Law Library ......Legal references including a bit of legal humor
Findlaw .....Internet Legal Resources

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red pin State Surveying Societies

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia
Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa
Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri
Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

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