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Title: Federal Geodetic Control Subcommittee Update to Coordination Group


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Federal Geodetic Control SubcommitteeUpdate to
Coordination Group
19 November 2013 Coordination Group Meeting
  • Juliana Blackwell
  • Subcommittee Chair
  • Director, National Geodetic Survey
  • Juliana.Blackwell_at_noaa.gov

22 OCT 2013
2
Introduction
  • This subcommittee coordinates geodetic
    data-related activities among 23 Federal and
    non-Federal agencies and will report its
    activities to FGDC.

Membership http//www.fgdc.gov/participation/work
ing-groups-subcommittees/fgcs/directory
3
Geodetic Control Theme - Data Sets
Data set contact
Airborne Gravity Monica.Youngman_at_noaa.gov
Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) Giovanni.Sella_at_noaa.gov
Geoid Models Dan.Roman_at_noaa.gov
National Geodetic Survey Datasheets Jim.Tomlin_at_noaa.gov
4
Recent Meetings
  • The Geodetic Control subcommittee met on 30 July
    2013
  • The topics discussed at this meeting include
  • NGS Ten-Year strategic plan
  • FGDC Geodetic Control Theme
  • New datums
  • CORS status and plans
  • GAO Study update
  • Some of the outcomes arising from this meeting
    include
  • Larry Hothem gave us a briefing on international
    standards activities
  • We documented our rationale for the selection of
    geodetic control theme datasets
  • Began to execute our plan to update standards
    documents

5
Recent Developments/Projects (1 of 3)
  • 2013 Esri Federal GIS Conference NGS presented
    a session on Geodesy and National GIS. Attendees
    learned about new GIS tools and the new datums
    for the nation that are under development.

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Recent Developments/Projects (2 of 3)
  • Neil Weston ? Geodetic Control Theme Lead
  • Juliana Blackwell ? Geodetic Control Theme
    Champion
  • Geopotential Datum
  • GRAV-D update
  • 2014 Geoid Slope Validation Survey in Iowa
    underway.

7
Recent Developments/Projects (3 of 3)
  • Neil Weston and Mark Eckl are alternate NOAA
    representatives to the INCITS L1 Technical
    Committee (Geographic Information Systems).
  • INCITS L1 the Technical Advisory Group to the ISO
    Technical Committee 211 (Geographic
    Information/Geomatics).
  • Jeff de la Beaujardiere is the primary NOAA
    representative to INCITS L1.

8
Next Meeting
  • January 2014 in Silver Spring, MD and via phone
    and Web
  • Some of the topics to be discussed at the next
    meeting include
  • Update on the datums of the future and continued
    discussion on how to prepare for those datums
  • Progress on updating standards documents

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Next Steps
  • In the coming months, the FGCS plans to
  • Continue to prepare for the new geometric and
    geopotential datums.
  • Execute our plan to update standards documents.
  • Identify common objectives and find opportunities
    for cooperative projects and tasks related to
    standardization and updates to vertical datums.

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Questions?
  • Juliana Blackwell
  • Subcommittee Chair
  • Director, National Geodetic Survey
  • Juliana.Blackwell_at_noaa.gov
  • http//www.fgdc.gov/participation/working-groups-s
    ubcommittees/fgcs
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