The Future of State Plane Coordinates
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Friday, October 18, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Zoom Video Webinar*
Daniel J. Martin, Northeast Regional Geodetic Advisor, NOAA/NOS/National Geodetic Survey
The State Plane Coordinate System (SPCS) is being redefined as part of the transition from the North American Datum of 1983 to the Terrestrial Reference Frames of 2022. The presentation discusses proposed SPCS2022 policy and procedures, including technical characteristics and requirements; default designs (created by NGS in the absence of stakeholder input); "layered" zones (a single statewide zone plus a system of sub-zones); "special purpose" zones (providing coverage for areas that straddle two or more zones); and who, what, when, and how input used for defining SPCS2022 can be provided to NGS.
Seminar Goals and Objectives:
1. Explain how the zone development process works.
2. Distinguish the difference between old and new designs.
3. Explain how and the importance of providing feedback to NGS.
Dan Martin works for the National Geodetic Survey and has been the Northeast Regional Geodetic Advisor since May of 2015. As the Regional Advisor, he instructs local surveyors, state and municipal agencies, and the geospatial community at large, on how to use and preserve the National Spatial Reference System and provides liaison between the National geodetic Survey and the States of ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, NY and NJ, as well as other federal agencies. He worked in Route Survey and Geodetic Survey sections of the Vermont Agency of Transportation from 1988 through 2003 and held the position of Geodetic Program Supervisor for the Agency from 1999 through 2003. In 2003, Dan began his career with the National Geodetic Survey as the Vermont State Geodetic Advisor. Dan is Past President and Fellow Member of the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS), he is also a member of the Vermont Society of Land Surveyors and the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association.
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