Welcome to the Geomatics Program

Geomatics is the study of geospatial measurement and representation including such disciplines as land surveying, photogrammetry, remote sensing (satellite and aerial imaging and laser scanning), geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, global positioning systems (GPS), and some parts of geography and civil engineering.

Geomatics or land surveying and mapping has grown to encompass a discipline which integrates acquisition, modeling, analysis, and management of geospatial reference data. Based on the scientific framework of geodesy, it uses terrestrial, marine, airborne, satellite-based sensors, and measurement systems and technologies to acquire spatial and other data.

Geomatics includes investigation, analysis, and application of boundary/property laws and legal principles pertaining to specific public and private properties. A licensed surveyor has the obligation to protect the public and private interests in these matters.


New Society Officers Elected

President: Mike Stewart

VP: Chip Goodrich

Sec/Treasurer: Derek McGovern 


Austin Ishino- Past Geomatics Society President Honored

Austin Ishino was recently honored with the prestigious "College of Engineering and Technology, Student Excellence Award" for his outstanding service as the president of the Geomatics Society during the 2017-18 school year, as an exemplary student, and for his tireless service to fellow students and his chosen profession.  Austin was instrumental in soliciting financial support from private donors as he helped lead the UVU Surveying team to 3rd Place at the National Student Surveying Competition in 2018 sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS).  Austin has been a great student to have in the Geomatics Program and he will be missed after he graduates with the Class of 2018.  He is currently working as a Survey Technician for Horrocks Engineers and has just passed his FS exam on his way to licensure as a Professional Land Surveyor (PLS).  We look forward to hearing great things about Austin throughout is career.  Congratulations!



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