US Survey Foot to be phased out in 2022

The National Geodetic Survey plans to phase out the US Survey Foot by 2022.

WSRS 2022 Task Force Goals and Creation of Focus Groups

Describes the goals, mission, current activities and focus groups of WSRS 2022, the Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force.

WSRS2022: The Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force

The PLSS Workgroup was formed by individuals and organizations in Wisconsin to advocate and advance the purpose and importance of the Public Land Survey System. Our goal is to educate and encourage State, County and Municipal agencies in improving, advancing and maintaining the Public Land Survey System statewide.

WI-SDMS Translator

Software packages available to convert and transform coordinate reference systems.

NATRF2022 Discovery Team Submits Comments to National Geodetic Survey

The NATRF2022 Discovery Team submitted a response to the National Geodetic Survey related to the policies and procedures to update the State Plane Coordinate System.

NATRF2022 Discovery Team to convene in Madison in July, 2018

A Discovery Team meeting will be held in Madison on July 19, 2018, to define the main impact areas of the new NATRF2022 reference frame and identify the main stakeholder groups affected.

Update to State Plane Coordinate System planned for transition to 2022 Terrestrial Reference Frames

As part of the transition to the new 2022 Terrestrial Reference Frames the National Geodetic Survey will update the nation’s State Plane Coordinate System.

Fun with Geodesy

Okay, maybe geodesy isn’t fun for most of us. But Dave Doyle, former Chief Geodetic Surveyor with the National Geodetic Survey, has a knack for making the topic interesting and entertaining.

Land Surveying and PLSS Topics

Links and topics of interest related to the profession of land surveying.

Wisconsin Coordinate Reference Systems, Second Edition

This handbook is a technical guide and resource for those who work with geospatial information in Wisconsin. It provides a brief overview of the history, evolution, and basics of Wisconsin’s coordinate reference systems, and compiles in one place the technical specifications for systems most commonly used in the state.