Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
Adjacent State Societies
Arkansas Society of Professional Surveyors
Professional Land Surveyors of Colorado
Kansas Society of Land Surveyors
Missouri Society of Professional Surveyors
- New Mexico
New Mexico Professional Surveyors
Texas Society of Professional Surveyors
- The Western Federation of Professional Surveyors (WFPS)
The Western Federation of Professional Surveyors (WFPS) is a regional non-profit organization composed of Land Surveyor associations representing the 13 western states, including Alaska and Hawaii. Formed in 1979, WFPS is dedicated to education, fostering common goals within the western states and providing a regional voice at the national level. WFPS acts as a clearinghouse for interstate communication and sponsors a biennial conference for Surveyors.
- BLM Plats and Notes Online
This is the BLM's website where you can search and print original GLO plats and notes.
- Certified Federal Surveyors Program (CFedS)
The official website for the Certified Federal Surveyors Program (CFedS). Co-administered by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management and the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), the Program provides extensive training for Professional Land Surveyors in dealing with federal survey processes both on and off Indian lands. This website contains all the information you need to learn about, register for, or utilize the CFedS Program.
- FEMA – Online Flood Maps
Search, print and create PDF files of Flood Hazard Maps
THE source for one of the fastest growing hobbies sweeping the country. Also see the Geocaching link on the main navigation menu to the left.
- History of the Rectangular Survey System (pdf)
Searchable pdf version of the book by C.Albert White (Please note this is a large file approx 46mb) It might best to right click and save to your hard drive
- National Geodetic Survey
National Geodetic Survey (NGS) defines and manages a national coordinate system. This network, the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS), provides the foundation for transportation and communication; mapping and charting; and a multitude of scientific and engineering applications.
- National Geodetic Survey - CORS Stations
The National Geodetic Survey (NGS), an office of NOAA's National Ocean Service, coordinates two networks of continuously operating reference stations (CORS): the National CORS network and the Cooperative CORS network. Each CORS site provides Global Positioning System (GPS) carrier phase and code range measurements in support of 3-dimensional positioning activities throughout the United States and its territories.
- National Geodetic Survey - Federal Network Base Map
For Project Maps, Schedules, Station Lists, Instructions, etc.
- National Geodetic Survey - SPC Coordinate Conversion
The utilities in this package provide methods for converting between Geodetic Positions and State Plane Coordinates or for finding an SPC Zone
- National Society of Professional Surveyors
NSPS provides the platform by which members can share their thoughts and opinions about our common interests through business meetings /committees, regional groups, and student chapters. It also provides a forum for input from other groups such as the National Association of County Surveyors, members of state boards of registration, and the Forum for State Surveying Society Executives.
- NCEES links to ALL State Boards
Ever try to find the address or phone number for one of the other State Boards or Licensing bodies? Here is the ultimate list.
- Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium
OkEthics is a 501c6 non-profit, non-sectarian organization consisting of passionate business leaders and educators. Through monthly meetings, OkEthics members strive to gain recognition for Oklahoma as a state that values integrity in business dealings.
- Oklahoma Department of Libraries - Land Records
Since 1978, the State Archives has been home to corner monument records filed by surveyors from across Oklahoma. Over 80,000 corner records are on file.
- Oklahoma Geographic Information Council
In 1994 the Oklahoma Legislature passed and the Governor signed a bill that authorized the Oklahoma Conservation Commission to prepare a "Strategy for Developing a GIS for the State of Oklahoma" and created the State GIS Council to assist the Conservation Commission in this project.
- Oklahoma Historical Society
The Oklahoma Historical Society has been collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Oklahoma and its people since before statehood. OHS started by collecting newspapers throughout Oklahoma Territory. Now, OHS has grown from a handful of people with this same desire to collect, preserve, and share the history of the area now known as Oklahoma to several departments, museums, and historical sites around the state.
- Oklahoma Land Title Association
The objectives of the Oklahoma Land Title Association shall be to promote the safe and efficient transfer of ownership of, and interests in real property, to provide education, consistent with the purpose and objectives of the Association, to the membership, and to the public, to disseminate information to those who regulate, supervise or enact legislation affecting the land title industry, and to affiliated associations, to maintain liaison with users of the products and services provided by the members of the Association, and with the government, and to do any and all things incidental to the promotion and accomplishment of the purpose and objectives of the Association.
- Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers
The mission of the Oklahoma Society of Professional Engineers is to promote the ethical and competent practice of engineering, advocate licensure, enhance the image of the profession and to advance the common good.
- Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
"In order to safeguard life, health and property, and to promote the public welfare, the practice of engineering and land surveying are declared to be subject to regulation in the public interest."
Oklahoma Surveying Degree Programs
- American Surveyor Magazine
One of the premier surveying magazines on the market today. Published by former Oklahoman Marc Cheves
- POB Magazine
One of the first magazines for the Land Surveying Professional
- xyHt | fka Professional Surveyor Magazine
We’re a source for news and views about land surveying, GNSS, UAS, hydrography, 3D imaging, and more. We’re based in North America but our eyes and interests are international.