Carlson Survey Software

Carlson Survey is designed to complement land surveying operations and provides a variety of survey features to process data from surface modeling to Least Squares Network Adjustment. Users work seamlessly between the office and the field by utilizing company-wide design styles for ease of use and efficiency.

Choose your platform – Carlson Survey works on:
■ IntelliCAD® (built-in)  ■ AutoCAD® OEM (built-in)  ■ AutoCAD® (sold separately)

CARLSON SURVEY SOFTWARE

Surveyors #1 Software Choice!

SURVEY

  • DATA COLLECTION INTERFACES

    Upload and download to popular data collectors

  • TRAVERSE ADJUSTMENT

    Spreadsheet editor for raw data with graphics and processing for traverse adjustments

  • SURVNET

    Advanced network least-squares for total station, GPS and level data

  • FIELD-TO-FINISH

    Draw points with styles and in point groups set by point descriptions and draw linework by several flexible methods

  • FIELD-TO-FINISH INSPECTOR

    Inspect all field-to-finish elements, see description source and re-draw based on descriptions edits

  • COGO

    Streamlined inverse, traverse, sideshot, intersections, interpolation, translate, rotate, scale and align

  • COORDINATE TRANSFORMATIONS

    Transform coordinates and screen entities between lat/lon and grid projections as well as local to local by Helmert and least-squares methods

  • DEEDS

    Enter deed by description, read deed data from deed file, deed reports, deed correlation and generate legal description from drawing

  • CUT SHEETS

    Create custom cut sheet reports with reference grades and station-offsets

POINTS

  • IMPORT/EXPORT

    User-defined import and export of point data along with conversions with specific other formats

  • DRAW POINTS

    Draw points with settings for symbols, layers and styles

  • POINT GROUPS

    Point group manager to define sets of point by filters

  • COORDINATE FILE HISTORY

    Tracks all changes to points with report and undo functions

  • FIX POINT LABEL OVERLAPS

    Finds point label overlaps with rule options to fix automatically

  • POINT TOOLS

    Utilities for modify point labels such as move with leader, twist and resize

AREA/LAYOUT

  • LABEL AREAS

    Customized area label styles and several methods to select areas to label

  • SIZE AREAS

    Sliding side area, hinged area, area radial from curve and bearing area cutoff

  • LOT MANAGER

    Lot definitions by point numbers with functions to create lots, conduct mapcheck for closure, edit in spreadsheet with graphics, report lots and draw lots

  • LOT LAYOUT

    Size lots along alignment with controls for target area, setback and frontage

  • OFFSETS, INTERSECTION AND CUL-DE-SACS

    Layout for ROW and EOP linework

ANNOTATION

  • ANGLE & DISTANCE LABELS

    Flexible routines to label linework in all possible layout combinations plus available rules to automatically fix label overlaps and revise labels when entities move

  • CURVE LABELS

    Label curve data in stack, along arc or in table

  • SURVEY TEXT

    Routines to create typical plat labels such as offset and building dimensions

  • LABEL ELEVATIONS

    Label spot elevations along an alignment

  • LINETYPES

    Draw special linetypes

SURFACES

    • BUILD SURFACES

      By triangulation or rectangular grids

    • CONTOURING

      One step triangulate and contour from 3D entities as well as contouring from surface files

    • SURFACE MANAGER

      Change surface display properties and adjust surface functions to add and remove points and breaklines and swap edges

    • VOLUMES

      Earthwork volumes between triangulation or grid surfaces

    • PAD DESIGN

      Tie cut/fill slopes from pad perimeter to surface, build pad surface, calculate and balance volumes, and edit pad parameters

CENTERLINES & PROFILES

  • DESIGN AND EDIT CENTERLINES

    Design or input alignments on screen or in dialog with graphics

  • LABEL STATIONS AND OFFSETS

    Annotate station and offsets along centerline and at selected points

  • CALCULATE OFFSETS

    Reports stations and offsets for selected points along centerline

  • CREATE OFFSET POINTS

    Create points at specified stations and offsets

  • SPIRALS

    Flexible handling of the most complex spiral curves including spiral-only elements going arc-spiral-arc, arc-spiral-line and line-spiral-line

  • CREATE PROFILES

    From surfaces, screen entities, points on centerline, etc.

  • QUICK PROFILE

    One step profile creation with real-time update while adjusting centerline

  • INPUT-EDIT PROFILES

    Enter profile data in dual spreadsheet and graphic window, and design in reference to controlling profile grade points

  • DRAW PROFILES

    Draws profiles on grids or plan-profile sheets with auto-updating based on edits

  • PROFILES TO 3D

    Create points and 3D polylines from profiles