Tag: Geospatial

Task Force Positions Geospatial Community for Proposed 2022 Datum Changes

By Dick Kleinmann, PLS The National Geodetic Survey (NGS) soon will be replacing the North American Datum (NAD) of 1983 and the North American Vertical Datum (NAVD) of 1988 to improve the National Spatial Reference System (NSRS) – the system that defines latitude, longitude, height, and orientation throughout the nation. Read More »

WLIA Recognizes Derringer for Outstanding Contribution

The Wisconsin Land Information Association has awarded its 2019 Outstanding Contribution Award to Adam Derringer, GISP. Derringer is a project manager in our aerial mapping group. The Outstanding Contribution Award is given to an individual or organization that has made a substantial contribution to WLIA activities or the Wisconsin Land Information Program. Derringer has been… Read More »

Can Mapping Save Lakes from Perils of Soil Erosion?

By Zachary Nienow, GISP Culvert mapping and culvert asset management have been hot topics at the local, state, and even federal level lately. Runoff from rainfall events can carry nutrients away and transport soil to rivers and lakes. Site-specific and watershed-based factors can impact erosion, leading to sediment loading and other water and aquatic habitat… Read More »