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Geodesy – Surveying the Whole Earth

To the uninitiated, surveying can sometimes seem like a fairly simple concept that has only a few practical applications. Yet this cannot be the case, as surveying has influence in nearly all aspects of our modern society. In truth, land surveying is a complicated science that integrates mathematics, sophisticated instruments, and high levels of accuracy.

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Sustainable Subdivision Design

More and more, sustainability is becoming a way of life. With limited resources and a continually growing population, businesses, individuals, and organisations are each looking for ways to make what we have last. In essence, this is the cornerstone of sustainability. And sustainability can touch all aspects of civilization. Resources can be natural, manmade, or

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Protect Your Investment With a Land Survey

Property is one of the greatest investments you can make. Not only is it financially prudent, as with investing in rental properties, but these investments are also emotionally and personally significant. Your biggest investment is likely to be your family home and surrounding land. When it comes to an investment of this magnitude, shouldn’t you

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Do Fences Make Good Neighbours? – The Psychology of Boundaries

It is clear that physical boundaries and the personal ownership of land and property are vastly important in our society. Boundaries give us structure and certainty when it comes to protecting and caring for what is ours. It also lets us know the limits placed on us by the boundaries of others. Psychologically, boundaries make

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Can a Land Survey Settle Property Disputes?

Land surveying is a specialised service that has a remarkable number of uses. Surveying has a clear function when it comes to purchasing property, planning a future development project, or in the early stages of civil engineering and other large-scale ventures. But sometimes land surveying can serve other purposes. In the case of property or

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Land Surveying After a Natural Disaster

In recent years, climate change (and potentially the actions of humans themselves) have lead to a marked increase in natural disasters. Indeed, since 1970, the total number of natural disasters has increased from 78 to a whopping 348 in the year 2004. Natural disasters include climatic disasters such as cyclones, floods, droughts, wildfires, storms, heat

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Adverse Possession Law

Surveying plays many significant roles in our society. From aiding the development of major building and engineering projects, to assessing parcels of land with accurate and imperative data. One of the most common needs for a land surveyor involves establishing and confirming property boundaries. This is important in processes such as buying or selling property,

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What is a Feature and Level Survey?

Among the many types of surveys needed for a building or development project, one commonly required option is the feature and level survey. This type of survey is often one of the first needed when a project is proposed on a parcel. Feature and level surveys (also commonly referred to as contour surveys or detail

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Choosing the Right Land Surveyor

Buying or selling a home? Planning construction or development on a property? In these situations and many more, you need the services of an expert land surveyor. Surveying determines the precise boundaries of a parcel of land and can assist with the early stages of building projects in terms of safety and regulations. When it

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Does Better Technology Mean Better Land Surveying?

Technology is growing by leaps and bounds in all industries, and land surveying is no different. When choosing a land surveyor for your project needs, there are a wide variety of factors to be considered. One of these is the technology used by a company or an individual. Sure, a land surveyor may claim to

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