Type of data and information that we get from environmental land survey

Posted by Calvada on February 5th, 2015

Environmental surveying technique is considered one of the most advanced land surveying methods and an endeavour by the authorities to save Mother Nature. This technique has been in practice for several years now and is used by the architectures and industries to know the impact of their building on the environment and vice Versa.

An environmental survey is a mixture of several smaller studies, such as topography readings, well and geo track reporting, earth quality and boundary surveys, and so on. The central idea of conducting such a study is to know the land and the neighbouring areas thoroughly, from above and below.

The data obtained in such environment surveys are very crucial for many commercial complexes or industries. The data such as environmental impact of a particular product you are going to manufacture is essential to obtain permission from the authorities for starting up construction. It is also necessary to know how the surroundings are going to influence your industry. Such information can be readily obtained through the environmental surveys, and thus can quickly impact your decision to begin construction.

Many plants and animals have become endangered by both land and water pollutants released by certain industrial sectors. That is one of the major reasons for demanding an environmental survey by the permission granting authorities. The data about the flora and fauna of that area, the neighbouring water bodies and also any other buildings of thehistorical nature can help in making the right decisions, both for the concerned persons and authorities.

There is also a high demand for marking up areas to make certain others do not encroach your boundaries. Topographical and boundaryinformation that are a part of environmental land surveys can help people in ascertaining this information. A topographical survey also helps in finding out the high raises or any other such structures nearby, which may or may not affect a new construction.

The basic idea behind conducting an environment survey is to make sure that the industry or a commercial complex is not going to affect the neighbouring areas adversely. Since this study contains many additional features and thus gives enough data about the land below and above, it is very much useful for marking up boundaries too, apart from other information pertaining to surrounding areas.

The environmental land surveys today, for this reason, forms a major part of construction and architectural world.

About the Author:

Armando Dupont, a professional land surveyor started his career in surveying in 1977 and has extensive experience in managing personnel and projects. His experience includes: topographic mapping, boundary surveys and analysis, construction and control surveying, preparation of tract and parcel maps, earth work calculation and quantities, targeting and control for photogrammetric, and land title surveys in accordance with the American Land Title Association and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. Mr. DuPont founded Calvada Surveying, Inc. in 1989 and is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor in the State of California.

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