SUR-SURVEYING (SUR)

SUR 222. Plane Surveying

3 Credits (2+3P)

Theory and practice of geomatics as applied to plane surveying in the areas of linear measurements, angle measurements, area determination, differential and trigonometric leveling, and topographic mapping. Crosslisted with: DRFT 222.

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1250G.

SUR 264. Introduction to LIS

3 Credits (2+3P)

Introduction to land information systems. Land tenure systems, coordinate systems, computer methods.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): DRFT 109.

SUR 285. Precise Digital Mapping

3 Credits (3)

Photogrammetric Mapping Principles, digital sensor including optical cameras, terrestrial, surveying control, IMU & GPS integration, stereo photography, analytical triangulation, orthorectification, precision and accuracy of measurement systems, sUAS (Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) applications to geospatial data collection and practical applications project fight/pre planning, sensor platform, FAA regulations and restrictions, introduction to laser scanning systems. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SUR 292. Public Land Survey System Boundaries

3 Credits (3)

Fundamentals of the U.S. Public Land Survey System; rules for the survey of the public lands, field surveys; the rectangular system, corners, monuments, evidence; dependent and independent resurveys, corner restoration; plats and field notes, patents. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.