Equator is not an Iowa Land Surveyor

Equator autogenerates base plans from built-in, high-resolution airborne surveys.

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Step 1

Search for you location

Step 2

Identify your project limits

Step 3

Download your topographic base plan

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Who Uses Equator?

Equator is used by professionals in the AEC industries – architects, engineers, landscape designers and construction professionals. We help designers build the infrastructure of the future faster, with the best public data from day one.

Where does the data come from?

All of the data in Equator comes from public, open data sources. Topographic base plans are created from airborne lidar surveys that are carried out by government organizations. When you generate a base plan in Equator, you will be provided with a data quality and accuracy report, along with your deliverable. This report includes all of the source information and links to learn more.

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How do professionals use Equator?

Infrastructure designers use Equator in a variety of ways:

  • To impress clients and stand out in proposal submissions
  • To better scope technical cost proposals
  • As part of the due-diligence process
  • To support concept development and design

Deliverables generated using Equator are often created prior to hiring an Iowa Land Surveyor, to gain a preliminary understanding of a site.

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What software is supported?

Deliverables downloaded from the Equator platform can be used in a variety of other software platforms, including:

  • AutoCAD
  • Civil 3D
  • ArcGIS
  • QGIS
  • Google Earth
  • and more!

I need an Iowa Land Surveyor, can you help?

Certainly! Here is a list of Iowa Land Surveyors.

NameLocationPhone NumberAddress
Associated Engineering Company of Iowa IncGrimes515-255-31561830 SE Princeton Dr m, Grimes, IA
Stumbo & Associates Land SurveyingAmes515-233-3689510 S 17th St #102, Ames, IA
Ericson Land Surveying LLCLansing563-535-75241423 Hartong Dr, Lansing, IA
Weber Surveying LLCBernard563-879-417326789 46th Ave, Bernard, IA
Wilke Land Surveying Inc.Panama712-579-0551401 1800th St, Panama, IA


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