ASCE Manual of Practice 152 Provides New Guidance for Surveying and Geomatics Engineering


Reston, Va. – ASCE’s latest Manual of Practice, Surveying and Geomatics Engineering: Principles, Technologies, and Applications, MOP 152, provides the latest information for the modern practice of surveying and geomatics engineering. This new publication will aid practicing engineers performing surveying engineering and serves as a general overview for supporting education. Topics covered in this manual range from the fundamentals of geodesy, coordinate systems, least-squares adjustments, and error propagation through the latest innovations in satellite, terrestrial, mobile, and airborne technologies. It provides best practices for these technologies, as well as for other topics, such as establishing geodetic control, performing construction surveys, and employing geographic and building information systems in civil engineering.

MOP 152 can be used as a summary and a reference for practicing engineers, surveying and other geospatial professionals, to help provide a solid understanding of the state of the surveying and geomatics engineering field.

To purchase online visit the ASCE Bookstore