Data Processing: After data collection, we process and analyse it to create a detailed map or 3D model of the land. This may involve using specialised software to process and analyse the data and to create a visual representation of the terrain.
Report Generation: Finally, surveyors will generate a report summarising their findings and including the topographic map or 3D model. Based on the survey results, this report may also include recommendations for using the land.
What Do You Get Out of It?
Topographic surveys typically include a wide range of information about the terrain and properties of a piece of land. Some of the key elements that may be included in a topographic survey are:
Elevation: Topographic surveys measure the elevation of the land, which is used to create contour lines on a map or 3D model.
Contours: Contour lines on a topographic map indicate land areas with the same elevation. These lines allow engineers and architects to better understand the slope and shape of the terrain.
Vegetation: Topographic surveys may include information about the types and locations of vegetation on the land. This information can be useful for environmental analysis and land management.
Water Features: Topographic surveys also identify water features such as rivers, lakes, and streams. This information is important for planning and engineering projects that may be affected by these features.
Man-Made Structures: Topographic surveys may also include information about man-made structures on the land, such as buildings, roads, and bridges. This information is important for planning and design purposes.