Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping

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  • SP9 Australian Tides Manual Version 6, June 2021
    The original Special Publications 9 Handbook – The Australian Tides Manual – was published in 1984 and has been revised several times. In the twenty years since it was published, there have been a number of changes in measurement technology, communications and procedure, which now makes a new version of SP9 necessary
  • Addressing 2035
    ICSM is pleased to confirm Surround Australia has been awarded the contract to deliver Addressing 2035.
  • New Chair announced for ICSM

    Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM) is proud to announce that the Surveyor-General of Victoria

  • Australian Tides Manual v5.0
    Australian ‘National Network’ tide gauge operators most up to date procedures. Changes made since the last version: 1) New chapter dedicated to vertical datums. 2) Update to include requirements for short term tide gauges for data collection and publication 3) Update to include method on verification of field barometers.
  • Standard for the Australian Survey Control Network Special Publication 1 (SP1)
    The Standard for the Australian Survey Control Network – Special Publication 1 (the Standard) and associated Guidelines provide an outcomes based framework that supports the highest level of rigour and integrity in the delivery and maintenance of Australia’s survey control mark network. Version 2 of the Standard completes the transition from CLASS and ORDER to uncertainty as the basis for evaluating and expressing the quality of measurements and positions. The Standard’s definition of uncertainty is intended to be consistent with the ISO definition. The use of the term Local Uncertainty as defined in SP1 version 1.7 has been discontinued in this Standard.

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