Surveying is the process of measuring and mapping the physical features of a land or property. Surveying involves using specialized equipment and techniques to accurately measure and record the boundaries, dimensions, and contours of a piece of land or property. The resulting data can be used to create detailed maps, legal documents, and engineering plans.

Surveying is an important process for a variety of reasons. It is used to establish property boundaries and determine the legal ownership of a piece of land. Surveying is also used to determine the topography, contours, and elevation of a site, which can be critical information for construction and engineering projects. Surveying can also be used to collect data on the location, size, and shape of natural features such as rivers, lakes, and forests, as well as man-made features such as roads, buildings, and other structures.

There are a variety of different types of surveys, including boundary surveys, topographical surveys, and construction surveys. Each type of survey is designed to provide specific information and data that can be used for different purposes.

In summary, surveying is an essential process for accurately measuring and mapping the physical features of a land or property. It provides important data and information for a wide range of applications, including property ownership, construction and engineering, and natural resource management.

Founded in 1982, The Eden Group is a civil and structural engineering company based out of Los Angeles and Big Bear Lake. We have a team of professional licensed engineers to help move your project from A to Z. Our services include pre-development phase, research and design, civil engineering, structural engineering, and construction management among others.


With over 2,200 projects completed, we have accumulated the knowledge and expertise to work on any project, big or small, residential, or commercial, and all in-between. Over the years we have built great relations with city officials and city departments which gives us an advantage in processing plans and moving projects forward in an efficient, cost effective, and timely manner.