Tag Archive: state plane systems

May 31 2011

Rescue Your Floating Data


We’ve previously discussed some of the basics of geodesy, ellipsoids and the geoid,  as well as datums and projections. Now, it’s time to pull it all together into what a coordinate system is. Knowing about coordinate systems matters because this is what you interact with inside of a GIS or even CADD currently. Your project …

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May 09 2011

We have no clue where this data came from…

How many times has this happened to you: you receive a dataset from a client or a prime on a project and it has no defined projection or metadata information. We work with anyone from the federal government level  to private bridge designers and we’ve seen it over and over again, especially with client provided …

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