• ALTA/ACSM Land Title Survey – is a very specific type of survey regulated by ALTA, ACSM and NSPS for the purpose of graphically illustrating a given property’s boundaries along with all recorded and visible encumbrances and significant improvements. This type of survey derives its record basis solely on a title report together with all referenced or associated documents as supplied by the client. Lenders or title insurance companies most commonly require this type of survey during refinancing or purchases of property. The resulting plan is prepared in accordance with very specific published minimum standards for these types of surveys. A copy of the “Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for Land Title Surveys” can be found on-line at http://www.acsm.net/alta.html
  • GIS Data Collection – is a service utilizing DGPS and advanced data collection technology to obtain mapping grade positional and informational data for use in compilation of Graphical Information System (GIS) databases.
  • GPS Site Control – is a service to provide precise 3D site control using static GPS on large sites.
  • Aerial Mapping Control Survey – is a service to provide aerial mapping firms with 3D ground control visible from the air for aerial mapping projects. Aerial Mapping is used for larger scale mapping projects, subdivision, land development, highway or major utility route projects of for GIS mapping by municipalities or private firms.
  • Industrial Surveying – general term for survey work in industrial applications for existing or proposed alignment and/or elevations of equipment, machines, railroads, etc.
  • Monitoring Services – service for measurement of horizontal/vertical movement of buildings, bridges or other structures over time.
  • Geodetic Surveying – is a service utilizing precise GPS measurement for determination of latitude/longitude and elevation on the earth’s surface.
  • Expert Witness Testimony – specialized service provided in legal settings whereby the surveyor provides “Expert Testimony” related to a project or case – most commonly having to do with boundary line disputes. Richard F. Waldraff, PLS has been qualified as an expert in District, County and Federal Court.