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BLUE BOOK DESCRIPTION. Frank Mowry IT Specialist (301) 713-3260 x157 [email protected]. Leveling Observation Software Evolution Report. Frank Mowry IT Specialist (301) 713-3260 x157 [email protected]. L O S E R. Frank Mowry IT Specialist (301) 713-3260 x157 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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BLUE BOOK DESCRIPTION

• Frank Mowry• IT Specialist• (301) 713-3260 x157• [email protected]

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LevelingObservation Software Evolution Report

• Frank Mowry• IT Specialist• (301) 713-3260 x157• [email protected]

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LO SER

• Frank Mowry• IT Specialist• (301) 713-3260 x157• [email protected]

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Background

• Familiarity with old VFPROC/DDPROC software• Familiarity with basic field operations• Experience with description entry• 16 years with NGS

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The Old (current)

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NGSIDB Datasheet

WDS2d WEXTRACT

WCHKDESC

VERREC

WDDPROCWDESC

Field Processing

Description Entry

Data Entry/Data Input from

Digital LevelNEWREC

ABSTRA

D-File

HGF File

HG

Z F

ile

D-F

ileHGZ File With Positions

Clean D-File

HGZ file

Sent to NGS

Sent to NGS

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DESC_POS

NEIGHBOR

DISCREP

OFFICE PROCESSING 1

D-FILE

Datum 27

NEIGHBORCLEAN

DISCREPCLEAN

NO?

D-F

ILE

D-FILE

D-FILE

D-F

ILE

WCHKDESC

UNCLE

AN D

-FILE

CLEAN D-FILE

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UPD_DFILE30

D-FILE

HGZ FILE

BLUE6

CKLINE

HGZ FILE

R6 FILE

R6RUN

R6 FILE

LD_VOBS6

R6 FILE

OFFICE PROCESSING 2

NGSIDB

LINETOOL OR ASTA

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LIQUOR

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Current System

Pros –• Internal familiarity• ?

Cons

• Over 20 different pieces of software• Lack of documentation for each piece• Different authors, different languages• No support for every piece of software• Too many different file types• Difficult learning curve

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WinDesc

Translev

NGSIDB

Neighbor

Discrep

Description Entry/Description

Import

D-file

Discrepancy list

D-file

Neighbor List

D-F

ile

Digital Level Raw File(s)

Adjusted data Asta

Reduc 6 file

Inte

rnet A

cce

ss via W

inD

esc an

d T

ransle

v

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New System

Pros

• Simple to use• Good documentation (software internal, web)• Better support (Frank Mowry, Malcolm Archer-Shee)• Training (Ronnie Taylor, Corbin)

Cons• It ain’t done yet!

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New System Status

• WinDesc – Latest version released October 20, 2005• Translev – Latest version released October 25, 2005• Adjustment (Linetool, ASTA) – Requires simplification

for easier use – currently being worked on. Needs policy/requirements clarification

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Policy Issues

• NGS policy that all projects tied to CORS• Conflict in policy and software with regard to

entering descriptions for CORS