The Surveyors Association of West Jersey will be having its monthly meeting on Thursday September 8, 2016 at:
876 Centerton Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Our guest speaker for this event will be Dan Martin, NGS Northeast Regional Geodetic Advisor. The presentation topic will be on :Modernizing the NSRS and determining which way is up…The Geoid Slope Validation Survey of 2014.
Part 1 NSRS Modernization, i.e., new reference frames
Part 2 An overview of the Geoid Slope Validation Survey of 2014
About Dan Martin, National Geodetic Survey, Northeast Regional Geodetic Advisor
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 the 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 a Past President of the American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS), and is a Fellow Member of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. He is also a member of the Vermont Society of Land Surveyors and the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association.
About the National Geodetic Survey
NGS provides the framework for all positioning activities in the Nation. The foundational elements – latitude, longitude, elevation, shoreline information and their changes over time – contribute to informed decision making and impact a wide range of important activities including mapping and charting, navigation, flood risk determination, transportation, land use and ecosystem management. NGS’ authoritative spatial data, models, and tools are vital for the protection and management of natural and manmade resources and support the economic prosperity and environmental health of the Nation.
All are welcome!