What do geomatics engineers do?

Geomatics engineers also known as land surveyors and mappers, design, develop, and operate systems for collecting and analyzing spatial information about the land, the oceans, natural resources, and manmade features. The tasks more closely related to civil engineering include the design and layout of public infrastructure and urban subdivisions, and mapping and control surveys for construction projects.

Graduates utilize a wide range of technologically advanced tools like digital total stations, Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment, digital aerial imagery (both satellite and air-borne), and computer-based geographic information systems (GIS).

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