Surveying & mapping: Overlapping technologies and professions

10 June 2024
GPS World

AI Generated Summary

The document discusses the increasing overlap between surveying and mapping, which are increasingly being classified as survey grade, resource grade, or consumer grade.

The latter is used for field data collection for geographic information systems (GIS) and requires high-quality data alignment to avoid errors in the final map data.

The document emphasizes the importance of accurate surveying for accurate mapping, and the inherent link between the two processes.