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Forum: James A Hurley's Cave Survey Corner

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Forum: James A Hurley's Cave Survey Corner

  1. Knotting Line

    So, do you knot at 10', or at 9' to compensate for stretch as I've had suggested to me? Thanks!

    Started by Danseur, 08-27-2014 06:39 PM
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    09-05-2014 08:21 AM Go to last post
  2. Can you survey???

    Long time ago basic surveying skills were part of every full cave class,but that hasn't been required in many years. Knowing how to survey makes you...

    Started by Kelly Jessop, 08-04-2014 05:42 AM
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    08-07-2014 04:38 PM Go to last post
  3. Nathan Williams laser profiling

    Just stumbled over his image of laser cross-section snapshots. I wonder if this technic could find an application in u/w cave survey. [/url]...

    Started by ARY, 11-17-2011 09:11 AM
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    04-28-2014 08:22 PM Go to last post
  4. Walls survey & mapping software question

    Hi, I'm a new user of Walls and I am looking for any help I can get because the documentation does not have enough detail sometimes. I'm...

    Started by Cameron_R, 11-11-2013 09:55 PM
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    11-29-2013 12:04 AM Go to last post
  5. Ariane's line Xsections

    I have a cave we are surveying in Ariane's line. So far I have a 1700ft long "stick". I know I can add L,R, up, down, measurements in Ariane's, but...

    Started by rjack, 01-07-2013 05:50 PM
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    11-05-2013 10:14 AM Go to last post
  6. Interactive cave map

    Are there many interactive cave maps (diving) out there? Eric turned our new stick map of La Escalera in the Dominican Republic into an...

    Started by DaveP, 10-18-2013 10:09 AM
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    10-20-2013 02:46 PM Go to last post
  7. Madison Blue Springs Survey Project 2013

    Email Bob dot Schulte at gmail dot com if you have serious interest in participating in the Madison Blue Springs mapping / exploration project in...

    Started by Daedalus, 11-14-2012 08:34 PM
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    12-04-2012 12:20 PM Go to last post
  8. Survey Software

    I'm looking for software that can be used to create maps from knotted line survey data. Thanks Tony Flaris

    Started by tflaris, 11-16-2012 08:11 AM
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    11-23-2012 11:15 PM Go to last post
  9. Is Ariane's List still up?

    After reading about Ariane's List I tried I ried to go to their website but it seems to be down. Went to their Facebook page and the last activity...

    Started by vicp, 11-15-2012 01:25 PM
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    11-17-2012 01:20 AM Go to last post
  10. GPS Accuracy

    I was reading on how GPS accuracy degrades from the 1-3 m WAAS to 3-15 m when near structure (buildings, cliffs) or obstructed view of satellites...

    Started by SR, 09-28-2012 09:08 AM
    accuracy, dgps, gps
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    09-29-2012 07:48 PM Go to last post
  11. Google Earth Overlays

    Just wondering if it is possible to overlay cave maps on Google Earth and if so, does anyone have maps for caves in the proper format?

    Started by newman_diver, 05-22-2012 06:48 PM
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    05-25-2012 01:02 PM Go to last post
  12. Closing Loops and resurvey

    I am keeping raw survey data structured so that compass does not automatically close loops. This was excellent advice I received from Jim Coke, to...

    Started by alanf, 07-09-2010 05:54 PM
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    03-02-2012 11:59 PM Go to last post
  13. Ariane's Line Discussion

    After discussion from my Compass experiences, I had a couple of suggestions to use Ariane's Line, which is a program designed by a cave diver, for...

    Started by SuPrBuGmAn, 02-02-2012 12:01 PM
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  14. Compass error while trying to export plot to kml

    I can get the map to plot out from my original .dat file. I'm jacking something up whenever I create the .max file however, and I can't get it to...

    Started by SuPrBuGmAn, 01-30-2012 09:09 PM
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    02-02-2012 07:26 PM Go to last post
  15. Groundwater Voyager

    Anyone know anything about whether or not this product is commercially available?...

    Started by bherman, 01-31-2012 05:09 PM
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    01-31-2012 06:37 PM Go to last post
  16. General surveying questions

    In the past, I have either surveyed small caves, or sumps. Sumps are usually part of larger caves, and someone else always did the maps, and I just...

    Started by FW, 12-08-2011 08:49 AM
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    12-13-2011 08:23 PM Go to last post
  17. Questions about Walls survey software

    I am trying to add GPS numbers for other entrances, but the examples in the help files cause the compiler to crash?? Also, it there a way for...

    Started by FW, 12-01-2011 06:40 AM
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  18. Compass help please

    It has been a little while since I used Compass last. Last week I entered a bunch of survey data into a friends laptop, we were able to view the...

    Started by DaveP, 08-19-2011 10:29 AM
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    08-19-2011 02:07 PM Go to last post
  19. GIS Applications- Surveys & Cartography

    I'm becoming more and more interested in surveying and mapping though I'm quick to admit I haven't any experience at it. I'd be curious to hear from...

    Started by Wendy Thurman, 06-27-2011 08:43 PM
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    07-28-2011 11:44 AM Go to last post
  20. Sonar devices for surveying

    Hey, how well did the sonar thingy work? I have been wanting to get one for surveying LRUDs and haven't been able to find one lately. I have heard...

    Started by rchrds, 07-13-2011 05:55 AM
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    07-13-2011 11:57 AM Go to last post
 

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