Ring out the old, ring in the new! As midnight approaches this New Year’s Eve, don’t forget to say farewell to the US survey foot. Or maybe hold off for a year or two.
Tagged: Land Surveying
Remembering Frank Thousand
We are deeply saddened to learn of the November 3rd, 2022 death of Francis “Frank” Thousand. Frank served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) from 2007 until June of 2022 …
An Update on the GPS on Bench Marks Initiative
Details on the status of the GPS on BM Initiative in Wisconsin.
Update on Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force Activities
A brief update on Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 (WSRS2022) Task Force activities in relation to the National Geodetic Survey’s National Spatial Reference System modernization program.
Converting and Transforming Coordinates in the Modernized National Spatial Reference System
Converting coordinates in the new NSRS will require the use of several models, one to change the epoch and one to change the reference frame. In a recent publication, the National Geodetic Survey suggests this process could be achieved in one step.
National Geodetic Survey extends GPS on Bench Marks Deadline to December 31, 2022
NGS is officially extending the GPS on Bench Marks Campaign for an additional year to collect even more data to improve the quality of the Modernized National Spatial Reference System.
Calling all Consultants: Lincoln County seeks land information services
The Lincoln County Register of Deeds Department is seeking to contract with an individual or entity to perform re-indexing services for scanned previously recorded documents.
Attend the WLIA 2021 Fall Meeting and Take a Field Trip to the Survey Marker in the State Capitol
The Fall Meeting of the Wisconsin Land Information Association, to be held in Madison from November 3-5, 2021, includes a field trip to the “World’s Most Elaborate Survey Marker” at the Wisconsin Capitol.
Progress being made with GPS on Bench Marks Initiative
New statistics from the Wisconsin DOT show that the GPS on Bench Marks campaign has made significant progress over the summer months.
Bryan Meyer to discuss importance of PLSS at Wisconsin Counties Association Meeting
Bryan Meyer, La Crosse County Surveyor, will deliver a presentation about the importance and value of the Public Land Survey System at the Wisconsin Counties Association Annual Meeting in La Crosse on September 27, 2021.