Manual of Surveying Instructions (2009)
For purchase by the public of the 2009 edition of the Manual of Surveying Instructions, the Bureau of Land Management has partnered with the Public Land Survey System Foundation (PLSSF) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS). For information on how to order your copy of the Manual, visit the PLSSF BLM Survey Manual website at: www.blmsurveymanual.org
Copies of Agreements
Memorandum of Agreement between the BLM and ACSM.
Charter document for the PLSSF.
The Bureau of Land Management respectfully requests that readers of the Manual of Surveying Instructions (2009) (Manual) report any errors found. Errors should be brought to the attention of the Bureau of Land Management Chief Cadastral Surveyor, by sending an email with the details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Errata and related adjustments are posted here and can be viewed by date or chapter listings.
Robert W. (Bob) Dahl, Cadastral Surveyor
U.S. Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management
Energy, Minerals, and Realty Management Directorate
Division of Lands, Realty & Cadastral Survey (WO-350)
U.S. Post Office Address: 1849 C St. NW, Room 2134LM, Washington, D.C. 20240
FEDEX, UPS & Street Address: 20 M St. SE, Room 2134LM Washington, D.C. 20003
Voice: (202) 912-7344
Fax: (202) 912-7199
Key Reference Material
Federal Register Notice of Availability - September 24, 2009
Frequently Asked Questions - Next Edition/2009 Manual of Surveying Instructions
Articles - Various published papers, email, general information.
Manual presentations - Presentations made discussing the Manual of Surveying Instructions (2009) relative to the practice of private land surveying.