American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) professional and
technologist certification programs have each received accreditation from the
Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).
The GIS Certification Institute’s Board of Directors today charged a committee of certified GIS Professionals (GISPs) to propose revisions to GISP certification requirements. Observing that “the geospatial industry, and the GIS profession within it, has matured considerably” since GISCI was founded in 2004, Board members unanimously endorsed a GISP Certification Update Initiative.
Chad Lopez is the first Remote Sensing Technologist to complete the requirements for certification under the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) certification program for technologists.
The California GIS Council (CGC), the primary geographic information systems coordinating council for the state, has formally endorsed the GIS Certification Institute's (GISCI) certification program for GIS professionals.