GIS Dictionary

subsumption

Within a geometric network, the replacement of an orphan junction by a non-orphan junction from a user-defined feature ...

surface

A geographic phenomenon represented as a set of continuous data (such as elevation, geological boundaries, or air pollution); ...

survey layers

In Survey Analyst for field measurements, layers that are created whenever survey datasets or survey projects are added ...

survey objects

In Survey Analyst for field measurements, a collective term referring to measurements, computations, survey points, and coordinates in ...

survey points

In Survey Analyst for field measurements, named locations that are observed through various surveys. Survey points can be ...

surveying

Measuring physical or geometric characteristics of the earth. Surveys are often classified by the type of data studied or ...