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The Role of Non-geodetic Professional Expertise of a   University Educated Surveyor in an Emerging  Ambiguous and Unsafe F...
Meaning of Professional Titles     Architects, Lawyers, Civil Engineers, Doctors,     Surveyors… traditional names with ab...
The Surveying Problem     Impact of New     Technologies     Activities of the     Surveying     ProfessionFIG-Working Wee...
New Technologies…     Measurements and Data Modeling is relatively     easy     Market Profile: Qualifications of >BAC+3 n...
Surveyor…     Profession of … variations, diversifications, split,     undefined sectors, different names     Local and bi...
Non-geodetic Surveyor:Accomplishments     Successful and Respected Professional where     found     High Level Qualificati...
Non-Geodetic Surveyor: Who is Who ?     Supplement to conventional     Surveying Qualifications or     Individual educatio...
Archaeological Surveyor     Making plans, maps of                          Degree in Archaeology     archaeological sites ...
Building Surveyor     Plans & Specifications of                      Degree in Building     Building Works                ...
Building Services EngineeringSurveyor (~Facility Manager)     Contractual                                    Degree in Bui...
Civil Engineering Surveyor     Surveying, Setting-out,                        Degree in Civil     Supervision of Civil    ...
Construction Surveyor     Construction                                   Degree in Construction     Management Process    ...
Environmental Engineer     Resource Management                            Degree in Environmental     Sanitary Engineering...
Mining Surveyor     Plan preparation                               Degrees in Geology or     Mining Surveying             ...
Municipal Surveyor     Building Control                               Degrees in Civil     Public Safety                  ...
Town Planning Surveyor     Land Use Management                            Degree in Town and     Environmental            ...
Quantity Surveyor     Cost Estimates                                 Degree in Quantity     Cost plans                    ...
Rural and Surveying Engineer     Land Surveying                                 Degree in Rural and     Hydraulic Engineer...
Concluding Remarks     Surveying covers indeed a wide spectrum of     professional activities not widely known even within...
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  1. 1. The Role of Non-geodetic Professional Expertise of a University Educated Surveyor in an Emerging Ambiguous and Unsafe Future of the Profession Dr. Basil Psarianos, Assoc. Professor Nat’l Tech. Univ. of Athens, Greece European Group of Surveyors, President psari@survey.ntua.gr
  2. 2. Meaning of Professional Titles Architects, Lawyers, Civil Engineers, Doctors, Surveyors… traditional names with abstract meaning anymore Professional Titles Professional Activities Professions =∑ƒ(specific qualifications) Expertise: Job Description⇔ n Ω= ƒi(qualifications|m)FIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 2
  3. 3. The Surveying Problem Impact of New Technologies Activities of the Surveying ProfessionFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 3
  4. 4. New Technologies… Measurements and Data Modeling is relatively easy Market Profile: Qualifications of >BAC+3 not quite necessary, e.g. in public sector of Germany: Surveying Technicians increased by 11.5% between 1984 and 1995 Surveying Engineers reduced by 10.6% in same periodFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 4
  5. 5. Surveyor… Profession of … variations, diversifications, split, undefined sectors, different names Local and biased definitions FIG definition: globally incomplete and non all-inclusive; needs redefinition Full understanding of Surveyors Profile is of paramount importance for re-establishing an attractive profession globally; a Profile of Integrated Competence in Land, Property and Construction (Magel,1999)FIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 5
  6. 6. Non-geodetic Surveyor:Accomplishments Successful and Respected Professional where found High Level Qualifications Accepted by Free-Market Untouched by current negative market trends of the conventional surveying activitiesFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 6
  7. 7. Non-Geodetic Surveyor: Who is Who ? Supplement to conventional Surveying Qualifications or Individual educational background Accredited and licensed usually by individual body Some are represented in FIG, e.g. urban planner, valuator, land manager etc. Frequently a Title is associated with specific professional activitiesFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 7
  8. 8. Archaeological Surveyor Making plans, maps of Degree in Archaeology archaeological sites with Land Surveying Use of Special Methods Supplement for locating buried Vice Versa Objects (Magnetic, Radioactive Methods E.g. Greece, Italy, U.K. etc) Accurate plotting of Artifacts and Archaeological FindsFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 8
  9. 9. Building Surveyor Plans & Specifications of Degree in Building Building Works Surveying or Relevant Alterations & Extensions of Studies Buildings e.g. Greece (partially), Administration, Coordination, Control of Building Projects Italy, Ireland, Spain, U.K. Application of Landlord, Tenant, Administrative, Building and Contract LawFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 9
  10. 10. Building Services EngineeringSurveyor (~Facility Manager) Contractual Degree in Building Documentation Services Engineering or Measurement & Relevant Studies Evaluation of Building e.g. Germany (facility Services manager-FM), Italy, Equipment & Ireland, U.K., U.S.A. Installations (FM) Accounting Legitimate ClaimsFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 10
  11. 11. Civil Engineering Surveyor Surveying, Setting-out, Degree in Civil Supervision of Civil Engineering or Relevant Engineering Works Studies Stability of Structures e.g. Greece, Ireland, Testing of Materials U.K. Quality Control Remedying Structural Defects Contract LawFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 11
  12. 12. Construction Surveyor Construction Degree in Construction Management Process Surveying or Relevant Tendering & Post- Studies Tendering e.g. Greece, Italy, U.K. Estimation Technical Law Financial Control of ProjectsFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 12
  13. 13. Environmental Engineer Resource Management Degree in Environmental Sanitary Engineering Engineering or Relevant Rejuvenation of Studies Contaminated Soil and e.g. Greece, Switzerland Water Risk Analysis Risk EngineeringFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 13
  14. 14. Mining Surveyor Plan preparation Degrees in Geology or Mining Surveying Mining Engineering or Geological and Mineralogical Relevant Studies Features Recording e.g. Germany, U.K. Ventilation Safety Surveys Mineral Valuation and Rating Soil StabilityFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 14
  15. 15. Municipal Surveyor Building Control Degrees in Civil Public Safety Engineering Surveying, Operation of Grant Land Surveying, Schemes Valuation, Town Improvement & Planning etc. Redevelopment of Areas e.g. U.K. Landscaping Labor Organization Town PlanningFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 15
  16. 16. Town Planning Surveyor Land Use Management Degree in Town and Environmental Country Planning or Assessment Relevant Studies Development Briefs e.g. Denmark, Germany Conservation Area (Dipl.-Ing.), Greece, U.K. Policies Transportation Strategy Countryside SchemesFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 16
  17. 17. Quantity Surveyor Cost Estimates Degree in Quantity Cost plans Surveying (Construction Bill of Quantities Economics) Tendering Specifications for Labor & e.g. France (Economiste Materials de la Construction), Payment Ireland, U.K. Dilapidation Scheduling Pricing Proof of EvidenceFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 17
  18. 18. Rural and Surveying Engineer Land Surveying Degree in Rural and Hydraulic Engineering Surveying Engineering or Regional Planning Relevant Studies Transportation e.g Germany (partially), Engineering Greece, SwitzerlandFIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 18
  19. 19. Concluding Remarks Surveying covers indeed a wide spectrum of professional activities not widely known even within the surveying community Component of planning in the Surveying Profession (non-geodetic surveyor) is important (e.g. predominance in GIS Market !) Embracing the whole spectrum of Surveying is vital for the profession (Foster) Not easy but inevitable if …FIG-Working Week:Seoul, Korea, 6-11.5.2001 B.Psarianos: Non-Geodetic Surveyors 19
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