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  • Advanced Land Descriptions

    (69 Ratings)
    14.00
    $209.97

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    The objective of this course is to provide an overview of preparing land descriptions that are free from ambiguity and need no interpretation.

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  • Boundaries and Monuments

    (285 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    The objectives of this course are to teach the surveyor how to define and identify monuments; to understand what factors to assess when judging the validity of a monument; and to explain how better records and a better effort to document re-monumentation could eliminate disagreements among surveyors.

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  • Coastal Water Boundaries

    (114 Ratings)
    12.00
    $199.97

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    This course will cover the physical and legal issues involved in locating the limits of various property rights associated with lands that have coastal water boundaries.

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  • Creating & Transferring Rights in Real Property

    (181 Ratings)
    5.00
    $84.97

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    This course will cover the origins of real property title, real property ownership, deeds and legal descriptions, as well as conflicts of title.

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  • Disputes Between Adjoining Landowners

    (287 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    Surveyors often find there is more than one opinion as to the location of interests and boundary lines between adjoiners. This course addresses such disagreements and some of their legally prescribed resolutions, including adverse possession, quiet title actions, estoppel, boundary line commissions, and boundary line agreements.

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  • Documentation: Self Defense for Professionals

    (218 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course will focus on issues of liability which Land Surveyors may face, with an emphasis on. minimizing liability through documentation, understanding the work, and contracts. In addition, the course will provide a summary of the rules of evidence.

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  • Evidence, Exhibits, and Testimony

    (295 Ratings)
    8.00
    $134.97

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    Forensic surveying is the topic of this course and it provides knowledge in the areas of law of evidence, civil lawsuits, trial processes, and professional practice.

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  • Floods Happen: Where and Why

    (84 Ratings)
    1.00
    $17.97

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    This course is designed to fulfill professional development requirements for land surveyors and will focus on large floods, the most costly natural hazard in the United States.

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  • Mapping Floodplains: A Legal and Scientific Process

    (250 Ratings)
    4.00
    $67.97

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    This course integrates both technical and legal aspects of mapping, to provide an understanding of the technical and regulatory basis for appropriate mapping and map change application approvals.

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  • National Flood Insurance Program: Regulatory Basics for Land Development

    (110 Ratings)
    4.00
    $67.97

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    Flood loss reduction is dependent upon the ability to plan and implement appropriate floodplain management. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) forms the basis of our nation’s approach to floodplain management.

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  • PLSS: Applications

    (44 Ratings)
    5.00
    $84.97

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     This course will cover the applications of the Public Land Survey System. Calculations regarding the subdivision of regular, closing and fractional sections will be discussed in detail in this course.

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  • PLSS: The Basics

    (33 Ratings)
    10.00
    $159.97

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     This course will cover the basics of a Public Land Survey System (PLSS) from the general plan to the historic title of public domain to the origins of PLSS and Original surveys.

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  • Preventing Burnout: Strategies to Revitalize Your Land Surveying Career

    (51 Ratings)
    4.00
    $67.97

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    Land Surveyors are at risk for stress and burnout. A survey conducted to explore the experience of burnout among land surveyors found there was a widespread belief that the rewards enjoyed by surveyors as a result of their professional endeavors were not commensurate with their level of skill and responsibility.

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  • Rights and Responsibilities in the Lands of Others: The Effect of Easements on Surveyors

    (144 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course is designed to provide an overview of how easements are used and how they affect the land surveyor.

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  • What Can GIS Do for You? A Look at Case Studies

    (185 Ratings)
    3.00
    $49.97

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    This course will provide the student with a comprehensive overview of the applications of GIS by using case studies of companies across the U.S.

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