Storm Geomatics have a highly effective data capture solution with Leica instruments. Large or small topographic surveys can be carried out with maximum efficiency by lending the most suitable instrument to the differing areas of the project. Data is captured using one single data collection handset between different survey techniques, allowing the surveyor to build up an overall plan of the site in real-time.
Underground services can be traced with radio or radar equipment and plotted on the plan – vitally important if your project involves any groundwork as this could avoid a costly service strike. Data is then downloaded into the Carlson Survey Software, where a “Field to Finish” process is undertaken.
Topographic surveys can be produced in two or three dimensions at any scale of any terrain or water body, in most digital formats, or simply plotted on paper up to A0 size.
Before asking a surveyor to carry out a topographic survey, read The Survey Associations (TSA) Client Guide – Topographical Surveys which is available here.
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