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The Coordinating Committee will be conducting extensive outreach as part of the IGLD (2020) update. To facilitate these efforts, a suite of downloadable resources will be generated over the next five years. These materials are free for public use, please search the content shown below and share these materials within your network! Check back periodically for new resources and/or subscribe to our IGLD (2020) Update Newsletter here for event announcements, project reports, and more.
Designed to engage audiences with presentations and discussions from leading scientists, IGLD webinars focus on methodologies, expected impacts, and ways to prepare for the new datum.
July 15, 2021 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM EDT
Vertical Datums: An Overview and Planned Updates
Host: NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey
Speakers: Terese Herron (DFO CHS), Laura Rear McLaughlin (NOAA CO-OPS), Jacob Heck (NOAA NGS), Michael Michalski (NOAA CO-OPS)
Recent & Upcoming Conferences
Leading up to the rollout of IGLD (2020) in 2025, IGLD will also be presented at several conferences, meetings, seminars, and summits. If you are attending any of the following events, please join us at our session/presentation!
May 17-21, 2021
IAGLR’s 64th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research
Presentation: Lake Surface Topography from Water Gauging, GNSS Observations and Gravimetric Geopotential Models
Host: International Association for Great Lakes Research
Speakers: Dan Roman (NOAA), Marc Véronneau (CGS), John Crowley (NRCAN)
June 20-25, 2021
International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) Working Week 2021 – virtual
Presentation: Updating the International Great Lakes Datum: Enabling the Integration of Water and Land Management in the Great Lakes Region
Host: International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
Speakers: Jacob Heck (NOAA), Dr. Michael Craymer (CGS)
September 29 – October 1, 2021
Lakebed 2030 Conference – virtual
Host: Northwestern Michigan College, the Marine Center
Technical Reports & Analyses
Regular IGLD (2020) reports will also be issued and posted on this web-page as work progresses on this significant multi-year, multi-agency, multi-national effort.