EarthData Awarded U.S. Corps of Engineers Surveying and Mapping Contract
Frederick, MD– EarthData International, Inc. (EarthData), part of the Fugro Group since 10 April 2007, has been awarded a mapping and surveying contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District. The indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a maximum value of $8 million over 5 years and marks EarthData’s seventh consecutive contract with the District, a relationship that has spanned more than 20 years.
“This is an example of a public-private partnership at its best,” said EarthData President Anne Hale Miglarese. “Over the past two decades, we have worked with the St. Louis District on hundreds of task orders, serving a wide range of civil and military government agencies. The District’s support of innovation has enabled us to implement emerging technologies to the benefit of our shared customers. We are eager to continue these efforts, delivering the highest possible data accuracies with increasing efficiencies and expanded end-user applications.”
Task orders negotiated under the contract will involve work for the US Army Corps of Engineers and other federal agencies, as well as state and local government agencies. Specific services available through the contract include: photogrammetric mapping, aerial photography, remote sensing, aerotriangulation, large- and small-scale topographic maps, and land-use/land-cover mapping.
About EarthData International: As part of Fugro’s Geospatial Services business line, EarthData (www.earthdata.com) provides a full range of mapping and GIS services to support customers’ needs in a wide variety of natural resources management, urban planning, economic development, national defense, and engineering activities.
Source: EarthData, September 26, 2007.