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17 Control Surveys - Surveying Employment Employment in...

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Surveying Employment Employment in surveying covers many areas including: Land Surveying ~ e.g. traditional boundary surveys Geodesy ~ e. g. very precise network surveying Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry ~ e.g. utilizing film and digital camera equipment to obtain survey measurements Global Positioning System ~ e. g. using satellites and 3D positioning with earth-based equipment for surveying Cartography ~ e.g. creating topographic maps Geographic Information Systems ~ e.g. creating an information framework that is spatial and geographically related Hydrography ~ e.g. surveying water bodies and other water- related measurements Forensic ~ e.g. determining the causes of natural disasters
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Surveying Employment As a surveyor, you have vast opportunities, for example: Map the world’s terrain Process and validate data that other professionals (e.g. engineers, lawyers, architects) rely on. Investigate crime scenes Appear in court as an expert witness Run a business Explore new oil sources Excel with computers and other high-tech equipment
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Role of the Professional Surveyor Only licensed professional surveyors can sign/seal boundary surveys
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Role of the Surveyor Theme of surveying By tradition and education Surveyors are expert measurers Today’s professional and legal worlds Surveyors must: Write land descriptions Interpret descriptions/work of others Evaluate maps, plats, and other evidence
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What is a Professional Surveyor ? Iowa Code; Section 542B.2 Professional Land Surveyor A person who engages in the practice of land surveying Land Surveying Professional services such as consultation, investigation, testimony, evaluation, planning, mapping, assembling, and interpreting reliable scientific measurements and information relative to the location of property lines or boundaries and the utilization, development, and interpretation of these facts into an orderly survey, plat, or map.
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How do you become a Professional Surveyor ? Licensing
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course C E 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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