11/15/2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presenter:
Nicole Kinsman, Ph.D, NGS Regional Geodetic Advisor for
Alaska and theU.S. Arctic

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Webinar Description:
This webinar provides an introduction to geodetic control in the context of flood mapping, presents case studies that highlight the importance of well-defined heights, and outlines the expected impacts of a modernized vertical datum on flood maps and related products.

Technical Content Rating:
Intermediate – Some prior knowledge of the topic is helpful.
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Learn more about geodetic control and flood mapping:
The Effect of Modernizing the National Datums on Floodplain Mapping(PDF)
Location Science Improves Everyday Life(short YouTube video)
Socio-Economic Benefits Study of CORS and GRAV-D(PDF)
Three Frequently Asked Questions about Geodesy and Floodplain Mapping
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