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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

Semi-Annual Meeting

January 27, 2011

Renee Shields

Height Modernization Manager

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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
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Program Status

  • Advisor Program
  • Corbin Workshops, Webinars planned
    • Feb 15-17, Digital Leveling
    • May, River, Valley Crossings
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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]

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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

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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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