The Indiana Geospatial Coordinate System (InGCS) Released by INDOT

Historically, many land surveys in Indiana (like route surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, construction staking projects, control surveys, etc.) performed in both the public and private sector nearly always use an arbitrary (e.g., “N 5,000.000 E 5,000.000”) or modified State Plane Coordinate Systems (SPCS) to minimize grid (GIS) to ground (Survey) differences.  Unfortunately, these arbitrary […]

IndianaMap Update – December 2015

Reported By:  Chris Dintaman GIS Specialist Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208 Layer Updates We have just updated the layers showing “Benchmarks (NOAA)” and “Benchmarks CORS (NOAA)” to IndianaMap, which can be found in the “Reference>Benchmarks” folder, and the “Managed Lands IDNR” which can be found in the “Environment>Managed Lands” […]

July 2014 – IGIC-ISPLS Geodetic Control Workgroup Meeting

Meeting Info:  07/14/2014 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Attendees:  Eric Banschbach – LASO, Dee Baxter – LASO, Danny Greenberg – LASO, Mark Schepers – USI, Chris Stinson – USI, Randall Nick – BF&S, Phil Worrall – IGIC, Boudewijn van Gelder – State Geodetic Advisor Agenda: 1. Vincennes District RESET Monument location discussion (points where no […]

IndianaMap Geodetic Control Archived Minutes

February 21, 2013 The committee has generated its strategic plan for 2013 (www.igic.org/committees/2013committeeplans.pdf). August 16, 2012 The committee met on July 9, 2012 to hear a presentation from Dr. Boudewijn van Gelder on an overview of the Indiana Coordinate Reference System (INCRS) – Joint Transportation Research Project (JTRP). The project report has been completed and […]