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Calvin Klatt PhD

Participates in 1 Session

Dr. Calvin Klatt is the Director of the Canadian Geodetic Survey, responsible for the conduct of scientific investigations and the delivery of practical services to Canadians.

As the Chief Geodesist of the Government of Canada, Calvin is one of Canada’s scientific leaders in the areas of Positioning and Earth Science. The work of the Geodetic Survey is integrated into a wide range of scientific efforts and involves collaboration with a very wide range of stakeholders.  Calvin is Canada’s representative to the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Subcommittee on Geodesy and serves on the Subcommittee’s leadership Bureau.

Previously Calvin has held positions as Assistant Chief Scientist of the Earth Sciences Sector (Natural Resources Canada), Program Manager for Natural Hazards (Earthquake, Space Weather, Landslide, Tsunami, Volcano), and Director of the NRCan Chief Scientist’s Office.

Calvin has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master’s degree in Engineering Physics (Radio Astronomy), and a Doctorate in Space Science/Astronomy. He is an avid amateur astronomer and has made significant volunteer contributions to Canada’s national mountaineering organization, the Alpine Club of Canada. 

Sessions in which Calvin Klatt PhD participates

Tuesday 25 April, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:00 PM
1:00 PM EDT - 1:30 PM EDT | 30 minutes

The Canadian Geodetic Survey provides the Canadian Spatial Reference System Precise Point Positioning service (CSRS-PPP) to support clients requiring accurate GNSS information.  The service is used internationally and over 1.2 million GNSS files are now process annually. The CSRS-PPP service has a kinematic mode that is known to support Lidar data collection.  Some recent statistics on kinematic services will be presented and expo attendees are invited to provide fee...