New surveying and mapping textbook available for download

February 4, 2022  - By

A new surveying and mapping textbook is now available on the OPEN Textbook network.

book coverWritten in English, the book provides an academic introduction to the field of surveying and mapping. It is based on handouts and readers written for the third-year course “Surveying and Mapping” in the civil engineering bachelor’s program at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands.

The textbook covers a wide range of measurement techniques, from land surveying using GPS/GNSS and remote sensing to the associated data processing, the underlying coordinate reference systems, and the analysis and visualization of the acquired geospatial information.

Although a few parts of the book are specific to The Netherlands, for the most part the material is applicable globally.

Surveying and Mapping

Authors: Christian Tiberius, Hans van der Marel, René Reudink and Freek van Leijen / Delft University of Technology / The Netherlands

ISBN (softback/paperback): 9789463664905

ISBN (ebook): 9789463664899


The book is freely available as an OPEN Textbook by the TU Delft library.

About the Author: Tracy Cozzens

Senior Editor Tracy Cozzens joined GPS World magazine in 2006. She also is editor of GPS World’s newsletters and the sister website Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.