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Land surveying is the process of taking measurements of land and using them to create a detailed map of the area. It involves measuring the boundaries, elevations, and other features of a piece of land. This is done by using a variety of instruments, such as GPS receivers, total stations, and levels. The primary purpose of land surveying is to assist in the design, construction, and maintenance of a variety of infrastructure projects, such as roads, bridges, buildings, and utilities. Land surveying is a critical part of the planning process for any construction project. It allows engineers to accurately determine the location of structures, roads, and other features on a site before construction begins.


Land surveying also helps planners to identify potential problems that could arise during construction and to resolve them before they become an issue. Land surveyors are also responsible for ensuring that the dimensions of a project are accurate. This includes verifying elevation levels, distances, and angles. By doing this, the surveyor can ensure that the project is built according to specifications and that it meets all relevant regulations and codes. Land surveyors also help with the development of land. They are involved in the process of zoning and subdivision, which involves dividing a tract of land into parcels that can be sold or developed. They also provide advice on environmental issues, such as soil erosion and flood control, and can help with the development of recreational areas. In addition to providing physical measurements of a site, land surveyors also use their expertise to help with legal issues. They are often consulted in cases of property disputes, boundary disputes, and other legal matters. Land surveying is a complex field that requires a great deal of knowledge and skill. It is an important part of the construction process and plays a critical role in the development of land. By understanding the basics of land surveying, you will be better equipped to understand the process of constructing and developing a site.


From construction layout of high-rise steel structures to 3-D laser scanning, Land surveyors perform comprehensive surveying services for commercial and residential developments, buildings, highways, bridges, utilities, waterways, and property acquisitions. Experienced land surveyors utilize state-of-the-art equipment and practical innovation to reduce survey costs and expedite the completion of projects while maintaining a superior product for our clients.

Land surveying involves measuring and determining property boundaries. Property boundaries are the basis for all property transactions, including buying, selling, mortgaging, and leasing. A secure and strong property market requires certainty in the location of property boundaries. The location of property boundaries and knowledge of matters that may affect land ownership requires specialized training. 

GIS is the framework that provides the ability to capture, store, manage, and analyze spatial and geographical data. Polosoft Technologies, a leading GIS services provider in the USA and UK offer tailored GIS services to our clients globally, for getting spatial information mapped and interpreted. Polosoft Technologies developed solutions that store, analyze, and display geographical information for better navigation. 

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Cost savings resulting from greater efficiency 


It is associated either with carrying out the work process (i.e., labor savings from automating or improving a workflow) or improvements in the mission itself. A proper condition for both of the scenarios is not so common, which utilized GIS in logistics operations and has seen dramatic improvements. It considerably reduced the time taken for the dispatchers to create routes for their home delivery trucks by about 75%.  It led to hugely benefiting and enormously reducing the costs of carrying out the mission (i.e., 12%-15% less drive time by optimizing routes) and in turn improving customer service, reducing the number of return visits to the same site, and scheduling all the appointments more efficiently.


Better decision making 


This typically has to do with making better decisions about location.  Common examples include real estate site selection, route/corridor selection, zoning, planning, conservation, natural resource extraction, etc.  People are beginning to realize that making the correct decision about a location is strategic to the success of an organization.

Improved communication



GIS-based maps and visualizations greatly assist in understanding situations and storytelling.  They are a new language that improves communication between different teams, departments, disciplines, professional fields, organizations, and the public.

Better geographic information recordkeeping



Many organizations have a primary responsibility of maintaining authoritative records about the status and change of geography (geographic accounting).  Cultural geography examples are zoning, population census, land ownership, and administrative boundaries. Physical geography examples include forest inventories, biological inventories, environmental measurements, water flows, and a whole host of geographic accountings.  


Managing geographically


In government and many large corporations, GIS is becoming essential to understand what is going on. Senior administrators and executives at the highest levels of government use GIS information products to communicate. These products provide a visual framework for conceptualizing, understanding and prescribing action.  Examples include briefings about various geographic patterns and relationships including land use, crime, the environment, and defense/security situations. GIS is increasingly being implemented as an enterprise information system.  This goes far beyond simply spatially enabling business tables in a DBMS.

Land Surveying Drafting is a typical process when you think of any GIS services and Polosoft Technologies has been doing it flawlessly for years. Our team is efficient in storing, analyzing, and displaying the data provided by land surveyors. As a prominent name when it comes to data digitization and mapping with our LiDAR services.


Land surveying is one of the most important and widely used tools in the construction and engineering industries. It is used to measure and accurately map out land boundaries and to determine the size and shape of land parcels. Land surveying is also used to measure the boundaries of large tracts of land and to locate potential development sites. Land surveying is used to help in land development and construction projects. It can be used to map out existing and proposed roads and other infrastructure such as pipelines and power lines.

Land surveying can also help to determine the best location for a building or other structure, as well as the most suitable land use for a given area. Land surveying is also used to ensure that all construction projects are built in accordance to the local zoning regulations and building codes. By using land surveying, the construction team can ensure that all construction projects are built in accordance to the local laws and regulations. This helps to protect the safety of the public and the environment by ensuring that all projects meet the necessary standards. Land surveying is also used to provide accurate data for legal and financial purposes. Land surveyors can provide accurate measurements of land parcels and boundaries. This data can be used to help to determine the value of a piece of land or to help to settle land disputes. Finally, land surveying is used to monitor and measure the environment. By using land surveying, environmental scientists can accurately measure changes in land use and water levels. This data is then used to help to protect the environment from the effects of development and industrial activities.

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