Vertical Datum Changes for Floodplain
Nov. 15, 2018, 2 – 3 p.m., Eastern Time
Nicole Kinsman, Ph.D, NGS Regional Geodetic Advisor for
Alaska and theU.S. Arctic
This free 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.
Learn more about geodetic control and flood mapping:
The Effect of Modernizing the National Datums on Floodplain Mapping(PDF)
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Socio-Economic Benefits Study of CORS and GRAV-D(PDF)
Three Frequently Asked Questions about Geodesy and Floodplain Mapping
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