The measurement of landscape features and their positions.

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Plotting property surveys using AutoCad MAP2013 - Draw arc problem

This is likely a simple question that I just can't seem to answer. I am plotting some surveys in AutoCad Map3D but I simply can't figure out how to draw an arc using survey coordinates. The large ...
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How to Decipher an SDR File

I want to create a custom import routine that can read/import an sdr file. The sdr files will contain information the surveyor has picked up when completing an as-built. The data will likely contain ...
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Water diving and depth measuring equipment

We go to villages and forest to deepwell rig for water. Can anyone help in identifying a GPS and water depth measurement devices please? we do 4-6" deepwell rigging for ground water in mozambique ...
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How to set up a base station without known coordinates

I am new to surveying, but need to set up a Topcon controller with Pocket 3-D to run 2 receivers and a grader running off the base receiver for my new job. It sounds stupid, because I can't seem to ...
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Reaching cm (inch) level elevation precision using drones

A road construction firm needs altitude data of road path before and after the construction and the error should be less than 3 cm (2 inch). Normally, they put a ground station and workers manually ...
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Software that converts from legal description text?

Is there software that takes legal description text as input for conversion to some computer friendly GIS format? For example: Those portions of the North Half of the Southeast Quarter and the ...
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Can't generate true orthophoto from my software

I am a GIS specialist and a surveyor. Lately I'm trying to use as a surveying tool my DJI Phantom 3 pro combining with different software for generating DEM, DSM, 3d model and orthophoto. But I can't ...
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What are the top 5 file types for 3D model?

I don't know much about GIS but I'm investigating a project that requires a 3D model of a hilly large town (town centre, suburbs, golfcourse, etc.). I'm not certain which file-type of these ...
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Exporting Leica Geo Office points to view/edit in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I've got some points recorded with a leica 1200 rover, which I now have imported into Leica Geo Office. I want to export these to view and edit them in ArcGIS for Desktop. I recorded their properties ...