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Survey may refer to:


1 Types of surveying

1.1 Human research 1.2 Spatial measurement 1.3 Earth science 1.4 Astronomy 1.5 Other types of survey

2 Organizations

2.1 Geospatial survey organizations 2.2 Geological survey organizations 2.3 Other survey organizations

3 See also

Types of surveying[edit] Human research[edit] For organizations, see § Organizations.

Survey (human research), including opinion polls

Survey methodology, a method for collecting quantitative information about items in a population

Spatial measurement[edit] For organizations, see § Geospatial survey organizations.

Surveying, the technique and science of measuring positions and distances on Earth

Photogrammetry, a method of collecting information using aerial photography Cadastral surveyor, used to document land ownership, by the production of documents, diagrams, plats, and maps

Dominion Land Survey, the method used to divide most of Western Canada into one-square-mile sections for agricultural and other purposes Public Land Survey System, a method used in the United States to survey and identify land parcels Survey township, a square unit of land, six miles (~9.7 km) on a side, done by the U.S. Public Land Survey System

Construction surveying, the locating of structures relative to a reference line, used in the construction of buildings, roads, mines, and tunnels

Deviation survey, used in the oil industry to measure a borehole's departure from the vertical Archaeological field survey, the collection of information by archaeologists prior to excavation

Earth science[edit] For organizations, see §  Geological survey organizations.

Geological survey, an investigation of the subsurface of the ground to create a geological map or model

Cave survey, the three-dimensional mapping of underground caverns Geophysical survey, the systematic collection of geophysical data for spatial studies Hydrographic survey, the gathering of information about navigable waters for the purposes of safe navigation of vessels Soil survey, the mapping of the properties and varieties of soil in a given area


Astronomical survey, imaging or mapping regions of the sky

Durchmusterung, a German word for a systematic survey of objects or data, generally used in astronomy Redshift survey, an astronomical survey of a section of the sky to calculate the distance of objects from Earth

Other types of survey[edit]

Site survey, inspection of an area where work is proposed Vessel safety survey, required for ships Survey article, a scholarly publication to summarize an area of research

Organizations[edit] Geospatial survey organizations[edit]

Institut Géographique National, a French state establishment which produces and maintains geographical information for France and its territories Survey of India, India's central agency in charge of mapping and surveying Ordnance Survey, a national mapping agency for Great Britain U.S. National Geodetic Survey, performing geographic surveys as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce

Geological survey organizations[edit]

British Geological Survey, a body which carries out geological surveys and monitors the UK landmass United States Geological Survey, a government scientific research agency which studies the landscape of the United States

Other survey organizations[edit]

British Antarctic Survey, conducting scientific research in and around Antarctica for the United Kingdom MySurvey
US Survey Panel, which performs consumer research used by the Ad Council and USA Today Zoological Survey of India
Survey of India
studies the fauna of India

See also[edit]

All pages beginning with "Survey" All pages with a title containing Survey Surveyor (other) Survey says (other)

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