Dec 11, 2008

SDMI Briefing Paper and AKSMC booth

A two page paper summarizing SDMI goals and status as of February 2008 is now avaialble.

From the briefing:


Government, military, and commercial operations need accurate digital base maps to meet their missions. Alaska’s Statewide Digital Mapping Initiative (SDMI) is an interagency program to produce high-resolution, digital base maps of the entire state. Existing topographic maps of Alaska are more than 40 years old, and inaccuracies of up to a quarter-mile exist in places. Alaska is the only state in the nation without current digital imagery and elevation maps at nationally accepted standards.

Read more… SDMI Briefing Paper: February 25, 2008

Also, SDMI will have a booth at the 42nd annual Alaska Surveying & Mapping conference this week from Tuesday afternoon until Thursday evening. There will also be a Friday morning technical session about SDMI.

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Posted by admin on Feb 26, 2008