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Surveying Links and Resources

​These links and resources are provided for your interest and benefit.  Please note that the College does not endorse any opinion, report, product, or service described in them.


“All about Surveying” – NC Surveyors Education Foundation

California Land Surveyors Association (CLSA) - The official site for CLSA (state website)

Orange County Chapter of the California Land Surveyors Association

National Society of Professional Surveyors - NSPS

Caltrans - Office of Land Surveys

Orange County Survey Office

Earth From Space - Photos of cities as seen by astronauts from space

Handbook of Survey Notekeeping (PDF document) by William Pafford

Promoting Land Surveying in Our Schools - Online resource for instructors and guidance counselors. - One stop shop for maps.

Mount Diablo Surveyors Historical Society

US Census TIGER Maps

ESRI GIS Mapping Software

California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists

Accreditation Board for Engineering Technologies - ABET

California Land Offices - Historical changes in the California Land Office

National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors

National Geodetic Survey (NGS) -  Official Web site for the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS)

USGS National Geospatial Program

Richardson's MapTech - Online resource for topo maps, nautical charts, nva photos, and aeronautical charts

“Surveying Our Public Lands” by the BLM

"Manual of Surveying Instructions” by the BLM Cadastral Surveying

“A Guide for Consumers” by the California Consumer Affairs