SURVEYING III (TOPOGRAPHIC AND GEODETIC SURVEYS)
United States (US) Army Engineer SchoolFort Leonard Wood, MO 6547322 Credit HoursEdition Date: October 2001
This is one of a series of subcourses intended to assist enlisted personnel with improving their proficiency in job requirements for military occupational specialty (MOS) 82D, Topographic Surveyor.This subcourse covers the fundamental principles and applications of topographic and geodeticsurveying.This subcourse is designed to teach the student the techniques necessary to determine the precise position, azimuth, or elevation of a point. Additionally, this publication will provide informationconcerning the description and standardization procedures for performing reconnaissance, preparingstation descriptions, and reporting and briefing survey projects.There are no prerequisites for this subcourse, although it is highly recommended that the studentcomplete subcourses EN0591 and 0592 before beginning this subcourse.This subcourse reflects the doctrine which was current at the time it was prepared. In your own work situation, always refer to the latest publications.The material in this subcourse is applicable, without modification, to all geodetic-survey projects in allenvironments (prebattle, conventional war, low-intensity conflicts, and postbattle). This subcoursecomplies with the Army doctrine and international precision surveying practices. It does not provide previously published surveying doctrine or theory and may be supplemented with commerciallyavailable text or previous editions of technical literature.Unless otherwise stated, the masculine gender of singular pronouns is used to refer to both men andwomen.