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Surveying Engineering

Resources for Penn State faculty, staff, and students researching surveying engineering topics.

Search terms related to Surveying

  • Geodesy
  • Geomatics
  • Geospatial technology
  • Surveying
  • Surveying--Instruments
  • Cartography
  • Forensic surveying
  • Dams--Surveying
  • Artificial satellites in surveying
  • Mine surveying
  • Archaeological surveying
  • Route surveying
  • Bench-marks
  • Triangulation
  • Hydroelectric power plants--Surveying
  • Surveys--Plotting
  • Caves--Surveying
  • Photographic surveying
  • Roads--Surveying
  • Landscape architectural surveying
  • Electronics in surveying
  • Quantity surveying
  • Railroads--Surveying
  • Building sites
  • Radar in surveying
  • Stadia measurements
  • Geomatics
  • Hydrographic surveying
  • Leveling
  • Topographical surveying
  • Land surveying

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  • Use the Browse function if you are looking for a specific title or author (type last name first).
  • Use the Keyword function and combine terms to search on a topic then use the subject headings from relevant books for additional search terms.
  • Write down the call number and location for any book you want. If the item is not at your campus use the "I Want It" button to request it. 
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