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Precision and Accuracy in Geodetic Surveying Video by NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey and The COMET Program

This brief video, produced in collaboration between NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey and The COMET Program, is aimed at surveying professionals, planners, policy-makers and others who use mapping products. The video emphasizes that survey measurements need to be precise as well

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Federal Government Shutdown Shutters NOAA NGS OPUS Website

If you use the Federal Government OPUS website operated by NGS and NOAA, then you may already have discovered that the site is non-functional and have already seen the notice in the image shown here. If you needed OPUS for

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National Geodetic Survey Updates “Bluebooking” Process for GPS Projects

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NGS updates “Bluebooking” process for GPS projects. Breaking news from the NOAA National Geodetic Survey (NGS) about GPS projects “Bluebooking” process:

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NOAA Releases NGS Data Explorer Map Application

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NOAA Releases NGS Data Explorer Map Application This week, NOAA released a new web application to allow users to view National Geodetic Survey (NGS) geodetic control across the United States and its territories using Google Maps.

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NGS Enabling Historical “T-Sheets” to be Accurately and Efficiently Geo-referenced

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NGS Enabling Historical “T-Sheets” to be Accurately and Efficiently Geo-referenced Historical Topographic Sheets (“T-Sheets”) produced by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey are referenced to various horizontal datums in use over the two hundred years since the first Survey of

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NGS Developing GIS Tools and Datasets for Display and Analysis of Survey Data

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NGS Developing GIS Tools and Datasets for Display and Analysis of Survey Data NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) is in the process of developing new Geographic Information System (GIS) software tools for display and analysis of NGS survey data.

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 25, 2011

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Updates & Upgrades In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup, I want to explain a few site upgrades in addition to this week’s summary. If you are a regular visitor here, you’ve no doubt noticed a new look. You

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NOAA Office of Coast Survey Charts to Provide More Info Faster

Revolutionary Change in NOAA Nautical Chart Production Means More Products, Faster, for Maritime Use NOAA’s development of a new navigational chart processing system, designed to meet the changing needs of the maritime community, moves into initial limited production on September

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NOAA’s VDatum a Free Unlimited Access Web-Based GIS Software Tool

NOAA Vertical Datum Transformation tool NOAA’s just-completed first edition VDatum tool will allow users to combine and transform geospatial data from different sources onto a single vertical  reference surface, removing the largest obstacle GIS users face when creating products that enable

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GAO Reports NOAA and NASA Improvements Needed for GOES Satellite Coverage Gap

The following information is taken from the “Highlights” page of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the GAO’s study and evaluation of how ready NOAA and NASA are for a possible satellite coverage gap from April to October

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Video of Height Modernization Survey of Missouri Ceremony at the MO State Fair

Here’s a video and some links about the Height Modernization Survey of Missouri. From portions of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Press Release (see link below): “ROLLA, MO, AUG. 27, 2010 – Professional land surveyors representing private firms from across

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Professional Land Surveyor News: NOAA Releases Real-Time RTK Guidelines

Professional Land Surveyor News: NOAA Releases Real-Time RTK Guidelines This is a press release published by NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) with important information for professional land surveyors who are using Real-Time GNSS positioning. NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey (NGS) recently

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit

Here’s a news article from earlier this month that I missed, but thought was interesting. Besides, the picture of the rocket taking off is pretty cool, too! Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit GOES-P has improved severe weather, solar storm

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Professional Land Surveyor News: FEMA and NOAA Renew Partnership to Encourage Flood Safety

FEMA and NOAA Renew Partnership to Encourage Flood Safety March 15, 2010 As one of the snowiest winter seasons in many years yields to warmer weather and the promise of rain and snowmelt, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s FloodSmart Campaign and

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Captain John Lowell Named Director of NOAA Office of Coast Survey

Lowell will also serve as Chief Hydrographer for the United States November 2, 2009 NOAA Corps Capt. John E. Lowell, Jr., has been named the new director of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey. He will simultaneously serve as the U.S.

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National Ocean Service-Diving Deeper Podcast-What is Land Cover Data?

National Ocean Service-Diving Deeper Podcast-What is Land Cover Data? Learn about land cover data in this interview with Nate Herold from the NOAA Coastal Services Center. The discussion highlights the difference between land cover and land use, how land cover

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Study: Economic Value of NOAA’s Geodetic Services at $2.4 Billion

Proposed Modernization Program to Net Additional $522 Million The NOAA-managed National Spatial Reference System (NSRS), the official U.S. government source for precise latitude, longitude and elevation measurements, provides more than $2.4 billion in potential annual benefits to the U.S. economy,

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National Ocean Service-Diving Deeper Podcast-What is Hydrography

National Ocean Service-Diving Deeper Podcast-What is Hydrography Learn about hydrography in this interview with Jerry Mills from the Office of Coast Survey. The discussion highlights why hydrography is important, the tools used to collect hydrographic data, and how it is

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Applied Signal Technology, Inc. Performs Successful Pipeline Inspection Survey in the Gulf of Mexico

Use of Synthetic Aperture Sonar Results in Significant Project Cost Reduction SUNNYVALE, California, July 10, 2009 – Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: APSG) (AST), a market leader in advanced underwater imaging systems as well as other intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance

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National Ocean Service-Diving Deeper Podcast-What are Tides?

National Ocean Service-Diving Deeper Podcast-What are Tides? Learn about tides in this interview with Steve Gill from the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services. The discussion highlights what causes tides, the factors that affect them, and why we study

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