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Survey Earth in a Day 3D is Underway! Go Surveyors!

posted Jun 20, 2014, 6:37 PM by Jaybird Farrow   [ updated Jun 20, 2014, 10:47 PM ]
This will be our 3rd Year Celebrating the Surveying Profession, as a Community, Globally, in a single day!

Where will You Be on June 21 @Noon?

Survey Earth in a Day 3D is a global surveying event, which is open for any professional specializing in the use of survey grade GNSS equipment, and/or the analysis of the resultant data. Our only requirement is that measurements be made with survey grade GNSS equipment at noon on June 21. In order to give us a rough idea of where everyone will be making GNSS observations, first, double click and find the location where you will be gathering GNSS data from @noon for Survey Earth in a Day. In the form that pops up, please tell us the type of location and a short description of what this place is.

Is it Noon where you live? Got Data?


You can also tell us where you'll be through our Facebook App.

Where will You Be on June 21 @Noon?

Survey Earth in a Day 3D is a global surveying event, which is open for any professional land surveyor to participate. Our only requirement is that your measurement is conducted with survey grade GNSS equipment at noon on June 21st, from your location. In order to give us a rough idea of where everyone will be participating from, first, double click and find the location where you will be setting up your GNSS @noon for Survey Earth in a Day.
In the form that pops up from the map, please tell us the type of location and a short description of what this place is.

AGENDA FOR JUNE 21
@ NOON: Simply take a GNSS reading at Noon. This can be at your home, office or jobsite. The goal is to have as many points around the world from as many locations as possible.
All data submitted to Survey Earth in a Day should be in RINEX format. If we all use the same format, it will be easier to post-process the data.
LSU will soon begin Live Q&A sessions with video on the SEIAD Google + Community in preparation of the event.
This will all occur at 12:00 Noon in all locations across earth.

Survey Earth in a Day 3D

Why Should You Participate?

You Love What You Do

You love what you do surveyor
Collaborate with other land surveyors who value their profession
Do your part to promote public awareness regarding the importance of what you do.
 
Only a professional land surveyor can produce the accuracy needed for this event.  If you are a geospatial professional with access to survey grade GPS equipment, you should consider helping us set a world's record, right from where you live and work! Only a surveyor can provide the kind of precision that will be needed to truly understand the shape of planet earth. Just imagine how much this could help our industry.

You Care About Your Profession

Surveying Profession
Put Your Local Surveyors on the Map!
Create Public Awareness in Your Area of the World
Land surveying is not a glorified profession, but the importance of land surveyors to society and civilization is immeasurable.  An event like Survey Earth in a Day is instrumental in creating public awareness of this importance.
On the day of the solstice June 21 2014, geospatial professionals around the world and members of Land Surveyors United (a global support network for land surveyors) will once again be simultaneously recording survey grade GPS data from thousands of points around the globe, in order to gain a more accurate understanding of the earth's surface. The first annual Survey Earth in a Day event was successful in establishing many new understandings between geospatial and geomatics professionals and the general public on geospatial issues. With a mission not only to learn more about the earth's surface but also monitor its changes over time, and the changes in public perspective, as a global community, we may be more capable of assessing our future.