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SURV 121 - Topographical Mapping


3 Credit(s).

Introduces the principles of topographical mapping. Includes field sketching, plotting, traverses, and stadia notes to develop topographic and planimetric maps; plotting cross sections and profiles; the use of the planimeter; the development of grading plans; Maryland Standards on Mapping and Photogrammetry; and an introduction to map projections. Also teaches how to gather and analyze field data through the use of the Global Positioning System (GPS). 2 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours required. Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite(s): SURV 101  (conc) or written permission from program coordinator required



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