How do they match: Cartographers and Photogrammetrists

  • Computer Aided Design Draftsman
  • Digital Cartographer
  • Cartographic Designer

  • Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for one or more purposes, such as legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems. May collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.

  • Build and update digital databases.
  • Collect information about specific features of the Earth, using aerial photography and other digital remote sensing techniques.
  • Prepare and alter trace maps, charts, tables, detailed drawings, and three-dimensional optical models of terrain using stereoscopic plotting and computer graphics equipment.

  • Determine design criteria or specifications.
  • Operate computer systems.