NOAA Awards Quantum Spatial $18.8 Million Shoreline Mapping Contract
Topographic and Bathymetric LiDAR Part of NOAA Contract
NV5 Global, Inc., a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announced Quantum Spatial, Inc. has been selected as prime contractor under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Shoreline Mapping contract. The $18.8 million contract to perform shoreline mapping services includes the collection and processing of topographic and bathymetric LiDAR data and aerial imagery and covers the North Carolina Coast, the Florida Panhandle, Guam, and portions of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
As program manager, Quantum Spatial will be responsible for data acquisition, data processing, quality control, and data analytics. The data acquired under this contract will be used by NOAA’s National Geodetic Survey Remote Sensing Division’s Coastal Mapping Program to update NOAA Nautical Charts following 2018 storm events, including Hurricane Florence, Hurricane Michael, and Typhoon Yutu.
Quantum Spatial will be deploying the most advanced topobathymetric LiDAR sensors available for this program.