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Legal Aspects of Boundary Surveying - Online Course 9/8/15

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Legal Aspects of Boundary Surveying 
Sponsored by the MALSCE Education Trust. 
Fall 2015 Full Credit Online Course 
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2015 
  
Bristol Community College 
Course Number: EGR 226 
Instructor:  Paul L. Gay, PLS, Esq. 
 
 
Course Number: EGR 226 
  
This is an online course available to anyone, no matter where they are located. The course is open to anyone who meets the prerequisites and pays the fee to Bristol Community College. The student is assumed to already have taken a course covering the technical and mathematical aspects of surveying or has some practical experience working in the discipline. 
  
Course Description: 
This introductory course covers land surveyor ethics and professional responsibility, real property law, real and record evidence, conveyances, recording systems, legal aspects of boundary establishment, unwritten title, easements, prescription, water boundaries and surveying plans. 
  
About the instructor: 
Paul L. Gay is an attorney  and licensed land surveyor with 35 years of experience in the field.  Mr. Gay has taught in the Engineering Division at Bristol Community College.  He has developed and taught a course on wind power under a grant from the National Science Foundation. He currently specializes primarily in boundary surveying, with a special interest in boundary dispute resolution. 
  
Mr. Gay has served as an expert witness in many trials involving land and boundary issues from Massachusetts and Rhode Island to Alaska. He has written books and articles on surveying, geology, local history and wind power, as well as Survey, a computer program for surveying calculations, Metrology, a Windows units conversion program, and Tide, a program for calculating tides for any date at many U.S. coastal locations. He is also President of Solar Star Energy Inc. which sites and installs photovoltaic solar systems.  
  
Due to his expertise in designing wind turbines, controls for wind power systems, and land use and siting, his unique skill-set makes him a sought-after resource for businesses and individuals exploring the option of adding renewable energy installations to their properties.  Mr. Gay holds a B.S. degree in sociology from the University of Massachusetts, a ScM degree in geological sciences from Brown University and a J.D. degree from New England School of Law. 
  
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