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Resources and Downloads

Download MALSCE documents (pdf)

Land Court - 2006 Manual of Instructions for the Survey of Lands and Preparation of Plans

National Society of Professional Surveyors

NSPS Web Site


2016 Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys Effective February 23, 2016

"Red line” markups of the changes from the 2011 edition to the 2016 edition of the ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Requirements


Certified Survey Technician (CST) Progam

CST Program Book


Trig*Star - NSPS Sponsored High School Math Skill Award 


Certified Hydrographer
Certified Floodplain Surveyor
Registry of Stolen Surveying Instruments
National Surveyors Week
Boy Scout Surveying Merit Badge

Massachusetts Links
State Government Home Page - Mass.Gov
Massachusetts Courts
Regulations CMR
MassDOT Highway Division
State Book Store

MassDOT Highway Division Engineering Directives
MassDOT Highway Division Policy Directives

Boards of Registration

Massachusetts Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors 
MA Board of Registration of Architects
MA Board of Registration of Landscape Architects
MA Board of Registration of Hazardous Waste Site Cleanup Professionals (Licensed Site Professionals)

MA Board of Registration of Sanitarians

Research Links
County Registries of Deeds
MassHighway – Survey Control and Highway Layouts
Existing State Statutes

NGS Home Page
NGS Control Station – Field Data Sheets
NGS-OPUS - Online GPS Positions Service
NGS - State Plane Coordinates and Transformations

FEMA Flood Maps (Firmettes)

Harvard Map Collection
Historic USGS Quad Maps - UNH
Railroad History Collection - UConn

Geneological Reseach

Genealogy Research - Ancestry.Com
Genealogy Research – Family Search 
Genealogy Research – US-GenNet
Mass Document Retrieval Services

Education Links

Schools offering programs in Land Surveying
University of Maine - Surveying Engineering Technology
Wentworth Institute of Technology - PLS Certificate Program
University of New Hampshire

Schools offering related programs
Clark University – Geographic Information Science
Salem State University

Professional Associations
National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS)

International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA)

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section/ASCE (BSCES)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Boston Society of Architects (BSA)
Massachusetts Building Commissioners and Inspectors Association (MBCIA)
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)

The Engineering Center Education Trust (TECET)

Neighboring State Associations

Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors – CALS

Maine Society of Land Surveyors – MSLS
New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association – NHLSA
Vermont Society of Land Surveyors – VSLS
New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors - NYSAPLS
New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors - NJSPLS
Rhode Island Society of Professional Land Surveyors – RISPLS
Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors - ANSLS

Geomatics Society of New England - GSNE

Disclaimer – Links listed here are intended to assist in the location of information and are not intended as a MALSCE endorsement of any product, organization, company, concept, or opinion.  No guarantee is made or implied that any website or webpage will function properly or that the information provided is correct or complete.




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