Geodetic Surveys and Services (Geodesy and Applications of the National Geodetic Reference System)

To provide national, coordinated spatial reference system at various specified intervals which provide scale, orientation, coordinated positions, and elevations of specific points for use in surveying, boundary delineations and demarcation, mapping, planning, and development; to provide assistance to
State, local, municipal, and regional agencies in the development and implementation of Multipurpose Land Information Systems (MPLIS)/Geographic Information Systems (GIS) pilot projects and spatial reference system development and/or enhancement, and Height Modernization.

For the Joint Hydrographic Center (JHC) improve the techniques and technology of hydrographic surveying, hydrographic services, and ocean mapping.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Projects involving applications of the NSRS.

The Joint Hydrographic Center.


Agency - Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.

Office - Not applicable.

Joint Hydrographic Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824.

Telephone: (603) 862-4559.