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Presented by: Charles D. Ghilani, Ph.D.
Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM
CE Credits: 1 PDHClick here to register
This webinar discusses the localization method that is used to bring two different coordinate systems, such as NAD83 (2007) and NAD83 (2011), into the coordinate system of the user’s choice. The webinar will discuss when to use a localization, how it is performed in the field, and best practices when performing a localization. It will also present mistakes that can be made when performing a localization
Dr. Charles Ghilani is a professor emeritus of engineering in the Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989. He has been involved as an instructor in surveying/geomatics education for more than 35 years and has presented workshops on statistics, least squares adjustments, state plane coordinates, and GNSS to surveying practitioners across the country. He has written over one-hundred papers and is the author of Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis and Elementary Surveying: An Introduction in Geomatics. He is a past president of the Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society (SaGES) and a member of the AAGS Board of Directors and the editor of Surveying and Land Information Science. He is an ACSM Fellow and has received numerous university and professional awards including the Earle J. Fennel Award from ACSM in 2001, Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching at Penn State in 2013, and honorary membership in the PSLS in 2015.