Geodetic Control Theme Definition: Survey control points or other related datasets which are accurately tied to the National Spatial Reference System, a common system for establishing coordinates for geospatial data that are consistent nationwide. Examples include: (1) benchmarks, (2) triangulation or GPS survey stations (3) data from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (e.g., GPS), (4) gravity measurements, and (5) models of the earth’s gravity field (geoid).

Updated on August 14, 2019
Geodetic Control Theme

Community Type: NGDA

Sponsor: FGDC

Sponsor Email: NGDATeam@fgdc.gov

Theme Lead Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Theme Lead: Dr. Dan Roman (NOAA)