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NSPS Feedback Requested - the Future of Surveying

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Catch 2022 - the coming datum change

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gavin Schrock Jul 1, 2015. 2 Replies

The planned National Geodetic Survey (NGS, a federal agency under NOAA and the Department of Commerce) change of National Spatial Reference Framework (the official geodetic reference framework for…Read more →

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Nominate young leaders in surveying and geospatial fields (40 under 40)

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Not sure if this was posted yet....Who are the current young geo-leaders (domestic or internationally)? And how are they making a difference?There is a maxim:  “We teach children their future, and…Read more →

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Wanted - A Very Forward Thinking Surveying, Drafting, and Technical Services Manager

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One of the largest publicly owned utilities in the US is looking for a new engineering technical services manager who can oversee and guide an already amazing surveying, drafting, and tech services…Read more →

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Not sure if this was posted yet....Who are the current young geo-leaders (domestic or internationally)? And how are they making a difference?There is a maxim:  “We teach children their future, and not our past.” With the exception (in the geospatial realm) of archaeology, forensics, monitoring, and boundary survey (where historical evidence, fundamentals, and method are of utmost importance), the new wave of leadership shines in recognition of and responsible management in rapid change (and…See More
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The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) is taking the lead on soliciting feedback form surveyors to help drive an initiative called the Forum on the Future of Surveying, which is a joint effort of the following professional organizations: NSPS, FIG, MAPPS, WFPS (WestFed), ASPRS, SaGES, NACS, and more...…See More
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NSPS Feedback Requested - the Future of Surveying

The National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) is taking the lead on soliciting feedback form surveyors to help drive an initiative called the Forum on the Future of Surveying, which is a joint effort of the following professional organizations: NSPS, FIG, MAPPS, WFPS (WestFed), ASPRS, SaGES, NACS, and more...…See More
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Catch 2022 - the coming datum change

The planned National Geodetic Survey (NGS, a federal agency under NOAA and the Department of Commerce) change of National Spatial Reference Framework (the official geodetic reference framework for the United States and some its territories) from NAD83 to ITRF (et al) is slated to occur in 2022. This will include a change to a purely gravity based vertical datum to supersede NAVD88. Changes to the day to day operations of surveyors and others who will reference the new framework are nicknamed…See More
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Catch 2022 - the coming datum change

The planned National Geodetic Survey (NGS, a federal agency under NOAA and the Department of Commerce) change of National Spatial Reference Framework (the official geodetic reference framework for the United States and some its territories) from NAD83 to ITRF (et al) is slated to occur in 2022. This will include a change to a purely gravity based vertical datum to supersede NAVD88. Changes to the day to day operations of surveyors and others who will reference the new framework are nicknamed…See More
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Nominate young leaders in surveying and geospatial fields (40 under 40)

Not sure if this was posted yet....Who are the current young geo-leaders (domestic or internationally)? And how are they making a difference?There is a maxim:  “We teach children their future, and not our past.” With the exception (in the geospatial realm) of archaeology, forensics, monitoring, and boundary survey (where historical evidence, fundamentals, and method are of utmost importance), the new wave of leadership shines in recognition of and responsible management in rapid change (and…See More
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Nominate young leaders in surveying and geospatial fields (40 under 40)

Not sure if this was posted yet....Who are the current young geo-leaders (domestic or internationally)? And how are they making a difference?There is a maxim:  “We teach children their future, and not our past.” With the exception (in the geospatial realm) of archaeology, forensics, monitoring, and boundary survey (where historical evidence, fundamentals, and method are of utmost importance), the new wave of leadership shines in recognition of and responsible management in rapid change (and…See More
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I'm a land surveyor, manage the cooperative real-time GNSS network for WA state, tech writer, futurist, and editor of a surveying/geomatics trade publication.
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I have experience with the following
GPS, cadastral, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, control network surveys, ground movement monitoring, GIS, teaching, Survey Office, Equipment Sales, Software Development, Construction, Military, UAS/UAV Drone Technology, I Teach Surveying, Cartography
How many years have you been surveying?
34 years
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Robotics, Automatic Levels, 3D scanners, GNSS, Old school surveying, theodolite, Lidar, Chain, compass, UAS/UAV Drone Technology

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