Electronic Surveying: Electronic Surveys in New Brunswick

by Gottfried Konecny,
Willis F. Roberts,

Serial Information: Journal of the Surveying and Mapping Division, 1963, Vol. 89, Issue 3, Pg. 17-36

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: A survey control system for the Province of New Brunswick is established by tellurometer and geodimeter traverses. The cost per station for monumentation, survey, and electronic computation of coordinates was $78.70. Approximately 500 stations are established per year during the field season of 4 months. The relative accuracy for tellurometer traverses with stations 5 miles to 10 miles apart is 1:65000. The precision for geodimeter traverses with stations 0.5 mile to 2 miles apart is 1:38000. Coordinate control surveys by electronic instruments are therefore more economical and more accurate than previous methods.

Subject Headings: Geomatic surveys | Control surveys | Control systems | Computing in civil engineering | Surveying instruments | Economic factors | Seasonal variations | North America | Canada | New Brunswick

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