Class 13 presentation - Mapping Site Mapping Important step...

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Site Mapping Important step for every project Visual representation of all impacts of the project Delineation of where work is to be done Visually shows spatial relation of excavation, survey, tests, etc. Multiple techniques with differing levels of skill & equipment required
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Tape and Compass Simple and easy method for internal site mapping Baseline & Radial Mapping
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Transit / Theodolite / Total Station Measure Horizontal and vertical angles precisely Delicate balanced equipment Skills in geometry and trigonometry needed
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Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) Best used in tandem with other methods Reference larger mapping project Entered into GIS software
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Depends on environment, time, and funds People with required skills Best to use multiple methods and tie them together later All projects require some mapping Preliminary surveys Final mapping at end of the project When to map is based on goal of mapping
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Most invasive and data rich method One of the earliest techniques in arch. and much changed
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