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GPS surveying tools for faster processing

View AutoCAD® Civil 3D® images of surveying, data collection, and mapping features. GPS surveying and data collection tools in AutoCAD Civil 3D can help you update your processes for improved project delivery.

GPS survey & data collection

  • Data access and exchange

    Read, write, and convert data between formats.

  • Surface modeling

    Use tools for dynamic surface creation.

  • Base map creation

    Streamlined GPS mapping and surveying workflows.

  • Reality capture

    Use point clouds to digitize as-built features.

  • Point clouds

    Use and display point cloud data. (video: 4:39 min.)

  • Surface creation from point cloud data

    Create TIN surfaces from point cloud data. (video: 7:10 min.)

  • Exclusionary catchments

    Modify catchment boundaries and flow paths. (video: 3 min.)

  • IFC import and export

    Import and export AutoCAD solids to IFC files. (video: 2 min.)