Surveying and Land Information Science (SaLIS) Journal

A Scientific and Technical Journal co-owned by the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS), the Geographic and Land Information Society (GLIS) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) devoted to reporting research conducted to advance geodetic surveying, land surveying, and geographic information systems. Typical issues published in SaLIS include research articles, technical papers, surveying notes, surveying education, surveying history, book reviews, and current literature reviews. Every four years, the journal publishes the U.S. Report to the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG). The proceedings of the Surveying Teachers Conference are published bi-annually.

Submit papers to the technical editor of SaLIS, Professor Bill Hazelton, Deparment of Geomatics, School of Engineering, University of Alaska-Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508-4514, e-mail:  Download guidelines for manuscript preparation and formatting for publication.

The last issue of 2011  is focused on the Surveying Body of Knowledge study that has been an ongoing project for some time within ACSM.  This issue serves as a double-issue publication, fulfilling the 2011 obligation to members and subscribers.  To order printed copies of this valuable journal, please contact

GLIS members may access the digital versions of SaLIS by going to the password protected  Members Only webpage.  If you do not have the password, please email