Land surveying is an intrinsic part of civil engineering. Land surveyors in Ann Arbor are primarily involved in the building and construction industry. Surveying, which is required in the planning and execution of nearly every form of construction, has its uses in the fields of transport, communications, mapping, and definition of legal boundaries for land ownership.
Land surveying is the science and art of making measurements to determine the relative position of points and physical details above, on, or beneath the surface of the Earth. It frequently involves detailed study by gathering information through observations, on-field measurements, questionnaires, research, and data analysis to support planning, designing and establishing of property boundaries. Land surveyors in Ann Arbor are called upon to make precise measurements of distances, height, length, angles, elevation, area, volume, as well as horizontal and vertical locations.