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Kara Murphy

When to use Ground Control Points for Mapping

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Nice article. Survey and construction work requires it for the most part. Real estate, photography and inspections generally don't.

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One thing to remember is surveying laws vary by state.  Here in California, if you are setting ground control for aerial mapping it falls under the California Professional Land Surveyors' Act.  If you are not a  professional land surveyor and you want to utilize ground control to increase your positional mapping accuracy I highly recommend you consult with and hire a professional land surveyor to set the control for you.  

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