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This course provides USACE policy and guidance for acquisition, calibration, quality control, and quality assurance of multi-beam survey systems used on deep-draft navigation, flood control, and charting projects.
In this document, the surveyor learns to locate points using angles and distances. In construction surveying, the surveyor must often establish the line of a curve for road layout or some other construction.
In road, railroad, and airfield construction, the movement of large volumes of earth (earthwork) is one of the most important construction operations. It requires a great amount of engineering effort. The planning, scheduling, and supervising of earthwork operations are of major importance in obtaining an efficiently operated construction project.
Ethics in land surveying are difficult to understand. The right and wrong decisions aren't always distinct. In this course you will get a full introduction to ethics in the profession of land surveying.
Understanding Cadastral Surveying and Proportionment problems and methods, property rights and boundaries, water boundaries, and non-conventional Cadastral surveys.
The special boundary problems includes what is commonly referred to as “hiatuses,” “overlaps,” Junior-Senior “corners,” Junior-Senior “surveys” and state boundaries. There is no anticipation in the system of rectangular surveys that a hiatus or overlap would (or could) occur; the various manuals of surveying instructions do not mention them at all.
This document provides detailed technical guidance on implementing geospatial technologies throughout United States Army Corps of Engineers as outlined in Engineering Regulation 1110-8156.
This course seeks to study the historically important Mason-Dixon Line survey, the circumstances that led to the necessity of the survey, the surveyors who conducted the survey, and the methods and techniques they employed to complete their daunting project.
This course provides general guidance on planning control and topographic surveys.
Providing quality hydrographic data on dredging, navigation, and flood control projects requires careful planning and evaluation of all phases of the process.
This course covers general procedural guidance and quality control criteria for visual, mechanical, electronic, and satellite positioning methods used to control surveys of river and harbor projects. Both terrestrial and satellite positioning systems are covered in this chapter.
This material provides guidance on the required geodetic reference datums and coordinate systems for USACE navigation and flood control projects.