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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

Surveypath - Information on surveying as a career
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.
Maps.com - One stop shop for maps.
National Atlas of the United States - USGS
ESRI GIS Mapping Software
California Land Offices - Historical changes in the California Land Office
National Council of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors - NCEES
National Geodetic Survey (NGS) -  Official Web site for the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS)
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 (2009)
“A Guide for Consumers” by the California Consumer Affairs