Where was that property line? Do you see the marker? Surveying is used to produce precise descriptions, such as surveys and maps, of surface features of the Earth. Surveying essentials can be useful for engineers, architects, and contractors.

This interactive online course covers the basics of surveying and basic principles used in land surveying, establishment of property lines, positioning of buildings, roads, pipelines, etc. Surveying terminology as well as routine calculations and techniques for making field notes are covered in this course. This course is primarily for those not acquainted with surveying and is intended to provide you with an awareness of surveying essentials.