March, 2016 | Bear Tree Land Surveying
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Surveying the Past

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Land Surveyor Oklahoma City | 0 comments

Land Surveying has been the way that humans have defined boundaries for centuries. The Great Pyramid in Egypt is a representation of the accuracy that can be accomplished with the correct knowledge. Romans established boundaries of their empire in order to collect the appropriate taxes. That sounds similar to property taxes by today’s standards! European churches would gather for a ceremony of “beating the bounds” in which young boys and men...

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Interior and Exterior 3D Mapping

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in GIS Surveying Oklahoma City | 0 comments

  A fascinating aspect of current mapping technology is 3D laser scanning. Let’s say that you need to retrofit a historic building with a modern infrastructure of network cables. The installation of these cables must be completed in the least invasive manner possible. From a planning aspect, blueprints are the standard. Blueprints, however accurate, are a representation of what the building should look like. Not necessarily what it...

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GIS and The Jobsite

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in GIS Surveying Oklahoma City | 0 comments

The construction industry is thought of as the realm of work boots and hard hats. Increasingly, the jobsite has become a landscape intersected by red lasers and the buzzing of drones. A ubiquitous part of the modern construction site, be it a commercial building or a residential subdivision, is GIS surveying. From sidewalks to swimming pools, GIS mapping is undoubtedly utilized to provide the quality that is expected. Surveying has been...

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Property Lines and Disputes

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Land Surveyor Oklahoma City | 0 comments

The cha-chink of a lever action Winchester sounds in the dark and a man in a cowboy hat steps from behind a tree. “Get off my land” he says. The interloper turns his horse, glances back and says, “This ain’t over. This is my land.” He rides into the black, vowing to return and reclaim the land he believes he owns. This is how a property dispute may have been settled in the early days of the west. A land surveyor would be an option but I doubt...

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The Third Step To Understanding Your Land Survey

Posted by on Mar 5, 2016 in GIS Surveying Oklahoma City | 0 comments

For some, a land survey is a piece of paper that causes confusion and stress. At Bearing Tree Land Surveying, our goal is to provide you with the GIS surveying information you need to read your land survey without a problem. If you have read our preceding posts, then you are already aware that there are more than just a couple steps to understand GIS surveying. Just like we promised, here is the third step to understanding your OKC land survey....

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