Surveying and GIS Using Survey Grade Data in GIS - The ArcGIS Survey Analyst. Aaron Norby, PLS Chris Carlson, GCDB Coordinator Kadrmas Lee & Jackson GIS Division – Bismarck Office. Presentation Overview. A brief on the Public Land Survey System and using PLSS data in GIS
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Aaron Norby, PLS
Chris Carlson, GCDB Coordinator
Kadrmas Lee & Jackson
GIS Division – Bismarck Office
A series of separate surveys and beginning at an Initial Point - the intersection
Of the Principal Meridians and a Base Lines
Subdivisions of the PLSS - Township/Range and Sections
What it is and how you might use it in your GIS applications.
Here are examples of what you would typically find for original notes and plats.
- ArcInfo ArcCogo – early 90’s
- Use of CAD and 3rd party COGO to the
- ESRI ArcCAD – The AutoDesk/ESRI
union of the CAD and GIS
The Survey Data Set and Project Folder supports multiple Survey Projects
Features linked to survey points for higher spatial integrity in the GDB
- TDS, SDR, GSI, ASCII
- Survey Explorer – Browse for survey record in the Survey Dataset
- Look at detailed records for each point
or full pages of records
lists and access Survey
Allows for averaging and choosing the Current Coordinate for a point
If interested in the Survey Analyst for review