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National Geodetic Survey’s National Height Modernization Program Southeast and Caribbean Region Semi-Annual Meeting January 27, 2011. Renee Shields Height Modernization Manager. The National Geodetic Survey 10 year Plan -- Mission, Vision and Strategy 2008- 2022.

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National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

National Geodetic Survey’s

National Height Modernization

Program

Southeast and Caribbean Region

Semi-Annual Meeting

January 27, 2011

Renee Shields

Height Modernization Manager


National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

The National Geodetic Survey 10 year Plan -- Mission, Vision and Strategy 2008-2022

  • To define, maintain and provide access to the National Spatial Reference System to meet our nation’s economic, social, and environmental needs

  • 2022 Targets:

    • NAD 83 and NAVD 88 replaced

    • Modernize the Geopotential (Vertical) Datum

http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/INFO/NGS10yearplan.pdf


Program status

Program Status

  • Funding

    • 21 Grants currently funded

    • FY06-FY09; some multi-year

  • Program Activities – current

    • Monthly NHMP Coordination Teleconferences

    • Regional: Great Lakes, SE/Carib.

    • FGCS Vert Ref System Work Group


Program status1

Program Status

  • Program Activities – current

    • USGS stream gage conversion

    • USGS/COE/NOAA coastal water level gage conversion/update


Program status2

Program Status

  • Projects – current

    • GRAV-D

    • IGLD

    • Southern Louisiana re-survey

  • Projects - planned

    • NC Floodplain Mapping Pilot

    • Geoid slope validation survey

    • NSPS Surveying USA (not NGS)


Program status3

Program Status

  • Models and Tools

    • VDatum

    • HTDP, VTDP

    • Locus

    • OPUS DB, Projects

  • Data products – data sheets


Program status4

Program Status

  • Past events

    • Federal Summit

    • Workshops, forums: MO, OH

    • FIG Conference, Australia

  • Upcoming, planned

    • Workshops: NJ, AK, IA, MD

    • ACSM/Survey Summit/ESRI UC

    • 2nd Federal Summit, 2012


National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

Program Status

  • Advisor Program

  • Corbin Workshops, Webinars planned

    • Feb 15-17, Digital Leveling

    • May, River, Valley Crossings


National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

Updated Height Modernization web site


National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

Program Status

  • Coordinate with New Datum Managers

Joe Evjen

Geometric Datum Project Manager

301-713-3194, x109

[email protected]

Mark Eckl

Geopotential Datum Project Manager

301-713-3215, x117

[email protected]


National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

Additional Information

The NGS 10 year plan (2008-2018)

http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/INFO/NGS10yearplan.pdf

The GRAV-D Project

http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/GRAV-D

Socio-Economic Benefits of CORS and GRAV-D

http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/PUBS_LIB/Socio-EconomicBenefitsofCORSandGRAV-D.pdf


National geodetic survey s national height modernization program southeast and caribbean region

Full Report:

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12954


Questions

Questions

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything. – Wyatt Earp

A witty saying proves nothing. - Voltaire

Renee Shields

Height Modernization Manager

301-713-3231, x116

[email protected]

http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/heightmod/EventsArchive.shtml


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