The National Geodetic Survey is asking surveyors to collect GPS observations to improve the accuracy of the new National Spatial Reference System.
With Brenda Hemstead’s retirement, David Vogel will become the SCO’s liaison to Wisconsin’s surveying and geodetic communities.
In 2022 the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) will replace NAD 83 and NAVD 88 with new horizontal and vertical reference systems known as the North American Terrestrial Reference Frame of 2022 (NATRF2022) and the North …
Details on how you can submit a geodetic control or Public Land Survey System dataset to the State Cartographer’s Office.,
Geodetic control refers to permanent reference markers placed in the ground and precisely marked, located and documented. These markers provide accurate reference points to support the production of consistent and compatible data collection for surveying and mapping projects. Wisconsin has tens of thousands of survey control monuments placed by numerous agencies over many decades, so the avenues for finding control point information are varied.
GPX format now available in ControlFinder and PLSSFinder.
ControlFinder continues to grow as an integrated, online catalog of Wisconsin’s geodetic control data.
The Wisconsin State Cartographer’s Office recently launched new versions of its popular ControlFinder and PLSSFinder applications.
Several new features have been added to the SCO’s online web application for locating geodetic control.
The National Spatial Reference System now has a permanent station named RON RIPP GPS. The station, set in a very attractively built and landscaped area in Indian Lake County Park near Madison, was officially dedicated on November 1, 2006.