Surveying has often been called the 2nd oldest trade in the world, and dates back to the Egyptians in 3000 BC. Here are a couple of the major trade publications:
Professional Surveyor Magazine: This publication has been around for over 30 years, and has a 30,000 subscription base. It serves the measurement and positioning community, including surveying and engineering companies; photogrammetry and aerial service firms; federal, state and municipal government; military organizations; GIS Service companies; educational institutions; utility companies; construction and mining businesses; dealers and distributors and/or developers of software, engineering and/or surveying equipment and supplies; transportation organizations (eg. D.O.T.) and others allied to the field.
The American Surveyor: The American Surveyor provides readers with the latest news and developments affecting land surveyors and the measurement & positioning technologies. categories covered include events and education, business, equipment, hardware, GPS, Photogrammetry, GIS, maps, cartography and LiDAR.
The Professional Surveyors vest, from ML Kishigo, is designed to exceed the demanding needs of a highly functional surveyors vest. It is constructed with a solid polyester front /Ultra-Cool mesh back; and features a 2" 3M Scotchlite reflective material laminated to 3" contrasting color – increasing daytime visibility. Other features of the vest include: left and right mic holders; zipper front closure; two lapel grommets; reinforced webbing at high stress points; and a plush neck liner for comfort. The pockets of this surveyors vest include: left chest 2-tier pocket with dual function flap that can be held open by Velcro; large right gusseted pocket; outside lower pockets with flaps; left and right stake pockets; left and right elastic spray can pockets; lower inside left and right full length zipper pockets with load bearing straps; and a hidden back pouch with left and right zipper access. Available in high visibility Lime and Orange; sizes M-5XL. Choose from both ANSI/ISEA 107 Class 2 compliant and ANSI/ISEA 107 Class 3 compliant vests.