Merrick & Company was awarded a contract to provide a Common Installation Picture (CIP) to be used in support of the U.S. Air Force GeoBase program.
Aurora, CO USA – Merrick & Company, a
world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial
solutions was awarded a contract to provide
a Common Installation Picture (CIP) to be used in support of
the U.S. Air Force GeoBase program. Deliverables include ½-foot color digital orthophotography, building
footprints and LiDAR data to support one-foot contour interval mapping. The project area covers approximately 17
square miles which includes the base and a ½-mile buffer.
In addition to standard
day-to-day operations, the geospatial data will be used for heads up digitizing
to capture planimetric features such as sidewalks and pavement edges. The data will also be used in Major Accident
Response (MAR) exercises such as training first responders to mitigate fuel
Warren Air Force Base is
currently the oldest Air Force Base in the country. It was originally a U.S. Cavalry base and was
built to protect and provide security for construction workers who built the
transcontinental railroad. A number of
the buildings are more than 100-years old and are national historic
landmarks. The geospatial data will also
be used for the historic preservation of these buildings.
Visit Warren Air
Force Base on the Web atwww.warren.af.mil. Visit the F.E. Warren AFB Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
and Heritage Museum at
Merrick and Company Awarded Contract
July 28, 2008