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Focus on International Surveyors Week 2013

posted Jun 17, 2013, 3:08 PM by Jaybird Farrow
As many of you know, Survey Earth in a Day 2.0 occurs on the Friday during International Surveyors Week 2013.
Read More about International Surveyors Week Here.

PROFESSIONAL LAND SURVEYORS OF THE WORLD UNITE!

As anticipated, the second annual International Surveyors Week begins now, once again uniting professional land surveyors on a global scale. During this week you will be accomplishing two important issues for land surveyors:

1) Educating the public regarding the importance of professional land surveyors to society and...

2) Cultivating a real global community for land surveyors to grow and thrive within. International Surveyors Week 2013 is an event during which land surveyors throughout the world will get gain knowledge from each other, demonstrate land surveying skills, and challenge the public image of surveyors worldwide. For this reason, the days of this week have been deliniated as follows, allowing surveyors from all regions of the planet to contribute to the community with location in mind.


FRIDAY: SURVEY EARTH IN A DAY 2.0

Survey Earth in a Day 2.0 [Website] [Facebook Page] [Event on Facebook] [Google Plus]


Please reserve as much time as you are willing to contribute on June 21, 2013, at Noon, to strengthen and demystify the surveying profession, industry among the professionals of the world, the manufacturers of the equipment that you use, and among the general public, who may have little understanding of your role in the development of the infrastructure, scientific breakthroughs and daily functionality of the way of life that you enjoy and want to improve through your involvement.

Tell Us Where You Will Be @ Noon


While the week progresses, please take a moment to tell us where you plan to be at noon on June 21st here. Note: On Thursday we will post the official form for submitting your GPS data on Friday.





Survey Earth in a Day 2.0 (2013) will be building upon the foundation of the success of last year's first-of-its-kind Survey Earth event. Once again, on the day of the solstice, June 21, 2013, professional land surveyors around the world and members of Land Surveyors United will be simultaneously recording survey-grade GPS observations from thousands of locations around the globe, in order to both educate the public regarding the importance of professional land surveyors to society and gain a more accurate understanding of the Earth's surface.


On your behalf, Land Surveyors United has set up a system of communication using many of the most utilized sources in social media to help you along the way.