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Land Surveying

MODEL Various
AVAILABILITY Official workshop hours are: 9:30 to 12.30 and 13.30 to 16:30 (in practice technicians are often available outside of these times)
CONTACT 1 External enquiries: Martine Townsend - Grants & Funding Unit
CONTACT 2 Internal enquiries: Paul Critchley - Principal Technician
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SITE Harris Site


UCLan offers a good range of modern survey equipment to use as part of a variety of applications.

Land or 'Site' Surveying forms a part of several programmes of study including architecture, construction, surveying, geography, environmental management, forensic science and archaeology.

The purpose of studying surveying techniques is to familiarise students with the range of survey methods & equipment that are available today to enable them to either carry out a survey themselves, or to deal effectively with the commissioning of professional surveying services.

A range of survey equipment is available to use primarily consisting of a sufficient number of sets of equipment to allow practical sessions in the following topic areas; linear surveying, levelling, and Total Station theodolite surveying. A number of items of survey equipment are also available such as a combined robotic total station/GPS system.

The electronic survey equipment is also used for on-going research projects undertaken in the field of Archaeology.

Key equipment available

  • 1no. Leica Viva TPS/GNSS Smartpole system
  • 10no. Nikon NPL352 reflectorless Total Station theodolites
  • 5no. Leica TS02 reflectorless Total Station theodolites
  • 10no. Trimble Recon loggers with Geosite software
  • 15no. Leica CS20 Captivate loggers
  • 10no. Nikon AC-2s automatic levels
  • 8no. Leica NA724 automatic levels
  • 10no. 50 metre tapes
  • 10no. 30 metre tapes
  • 10no. 5 metre tapes
  • Assorted individual items including ranging poles, site squares, optical squares, traverse prism sets, trundle wheels, Leica Distos, etc.

See associated items links below.

Associated Items

Item ID #38.

Last Updated: 9th August, 2017