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We have a few helpful quick links to resources for land surveyors working in Massachusetts and MALSCE members, for you to bookmark.  If you have any useful resources that you think your fellow surveyors in Massachusetts would appreciate, please leave them in the comments below.

Download MALSCE documents (pdf)

Land Court - 2006 Manual of Instructions for the Survey of Lands and Preparation of Plans


2011 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys Effective February 23, 2011

Additional Information on ALTA/ACSM Standards on ACSM Website

Trig*Star - NSPS Sponsored High School Math Skill Award
Certified Survey Technician
Certified Hydrographer
Certified Floodplain Surveyor
Registry of Stolen Surveying Instruments
National Surveyors Week
Boy Scout Surveying Merit Badge

Massachusetts Links
Government Home Page
Massachusetts Courts
Regulations CMR
MassDOT Highway Division
State Book Store

MassDOT Highway Division Engineering Directives
MassDOT Highway Division Policy Directives

Research Links
County Registries of Deeds
MassHighway – Survey Control and Highway Layouts
Existing State Statutes

NGS Home Page
NGS Control Station – Field Data Sheets
NGS-OPUS - Online GPS Positions Service
NGS - State Plane Coordinates and Transformations

FEMA Flood Maps (Firmettes)

Harvard Map Collection
Historic USGS Quad Maps - UNH
Railroad History Collection - UConn

Genealogical Research
Genealogy Research - Ancestry.Com
Genealogy Research – Family Tree
Genealogy Research – US-GenNet
Mass Document Retrieval Services

Education Links

Schools offering programs in Land Surveying
University of Maine - Surveying Engineering Technology
Wentworth Institute of Technology - PLS Certificate Program
University of New Hampshire

Schools offering related programs
Clark University – Geographic Information Science
Salem State University

Professional Associations
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)

International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA)

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ASCE (BSCES)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Boston Society of Architects (BSA)
Massachusetts Building Commissioners and Inspectors Association (MBCIA)
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)

The Engineering Center (TEC)

Boards of Registration
Massachusetts Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Landscape Architects
Licensed Site Professionals

Neighboring State Associations
Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors – CALS

Maine Society of Land Surveyors – MSLS
New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association – NHLSA
Vermont Society of Land Surveyors – VSLS
New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors - NYSAPLS
New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors - NJSPLS
Rhode Island Society of Professional Land Surveyors – RISPLS
Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors - ANSLS

New England Section – ACSM

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