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Surveying and Mapping on Land

Course ID: t75

Describes tasks of seismic crew surveyor: laying out seismic lines and recording spatial coordinates of each source or receiver. Emphasizes precision, accuracy and appropriate tools. Examines electronic surveying and satellite-aided positioning, including Global Positioning System.

Total Number of Subtopics: 7

  • Objectives and Requirements
  • The Figure and Rotation of the Earth
  • Frames of Reference
  • Surveying Methods
  • Land Surveying in Practice
  • Satellite Positioning Methods
  • Surveying and Mapping on Land: References and Additional Information
Estimated Time: 2 hours 40 minutes on a full time basis