Bethesda, Md.- The September/October issue of the Pathfinder is available online at: www.nga.mil. This issue, titled "Shielding our Home and Nation," highlights the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's(NGA) homeland security efforts.
NGA publishes the Pathfinder
magazine bi-monthly to promote public awareness and understanding of the
geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) discipline. This issue includes a guest column
by NGA's Director of Analysis and Production, and feature articles including
"NGA Augments U.S. Border Security," "Agency Products Reinforce
Airport Safety," and "NGA Assist FEMA with Midwest Flood
Editors of other
publications may reproduce articles in the Pathfinder in whole or in part
without permission, unless stated otherwise. Please credit the author and NGA's
Pathfinder magazine. Journalists interested in interviewing NGA subject experts
on these and other geospatial intelligence topics should contact the media
representatives listed above.
NGA is a Department of
Defense combat support agency and a member of the National Intelligence
Community. The Agency's mission is to provide timely, relevant and accurate
geospatial intelligence in support of our national security. The term
"geospatial intelligence" means the exploitation and analysis of
imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess and visually depict
physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth.
Geospatial intelligence consists of imagery, imagery intelligence and
geospatial (e.g., mapping, charting and geodesy) information.
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September/October 2008 Pathfinder Now Online
September 30, 2008