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Issues of Co-Ordinate Collection Technologies for Rural Property Boundaries Surveys in Queensland

Webb, Robert M. (2004) Issues of Co-Ordinate Collection Technologies for Rural Property Boundaries Surveys in Queensland. In Gomez, Rafael (Ed.) R+D: A celebration of Research. QUT School of Design and Built Environment, Brisbane, pp. 98-103.

Abstract

Cadastral mapping has traditionally relied upon well-established cadastral survey techniques of traversing and radiation. The equipment used to accomplish these surveys has evolved since the 1970s from optical theodolites and steel bands, to total stations and data recorder technology. With recent advances in satellite technologies, space-based positioning systems are now becoming capable of replacing conventional survey methods for many survey applications, especially when striving for consistent sub-centimetre three-dimensional positioning. Survey measurements undertaken in the real-world environment begin to lose their integrity from the time of observation due to movement of marks and the ground that holds them. This integrity degradation results from movements of the monumentation marks and the ground itself within which holds these marks.An emphasis of this research undertaking has been to investigate the possibilities and potential that new GPS technology approaches can contribute towards describing rural property boundaries. Improved boundary description methods will lead to improved integrity of the rural cadastre in a Queensland land administration environment.

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ID Code: 3762
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: This is the author’s manuscript version of the work. It is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution is permitted. For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: r.webb@qut.edu.au
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ISBN: 0646441124
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 QUT School of Design and Built Environment
Deposited On: 24 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:33

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