Oregon State University to support new generation of geodesists, surveyors and geospatial professionals

In my November 2023 GPS World newsletter, I highlighted the announcement made by the National Geodetic Survey (NGS) of the recipients of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) FY 23 Geospatial Modeling Competition Awards. The primary objective of these projects is to modernize geodetic tools and models as well as develop a geodetic workforce for the future. My past two GPS World newsletters, February 2024 and March 2024, highlighted two of the grantees – Scripps Institution of Oceanography and The Ohio State University – that included developing models to address what NGS denotes as the Intra-Frame Deformation Model (IFDM). This newsletter will address another NGS geospatial modeling grant awardee, which is the proposal made by Oregon State University (OSU).

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