Dewberry Selected for Florida Mapping Project

Dewberry Selected for Florida Mapping Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Dewberry will lead an industry team to complete a mapping project in Florida using airborne light detection and ranging technology under a potential $20M contract from the U.S. Geological Survey.

The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with seven industry partners to collect lidar, survey the ground and prepare digital elevation models and bare earth point cloud products for the state’s storm preparation, response and recovery efforts.

Team members include Digital Aerial SolutionsQuantum Spatial and Woolpert.

USGS and the Florida Division of Emergency Management will fund the project as part of disaster management initiatives of federal and state agencies.

The project aims to acquire quality level 1 data within an area of more than 34K square miles for use in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling efforts as well as engineering applications at water management districts in order to mitigate the impact of floods.

Dewberry noted USGS and the Federal Emergency Management Agency also plan to use the data to conduct flood research.

You may also be interested in...

Gray Eagle ER UAS

General Atomics Demos Gray Eagle UAS for JTAC Operations

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business assessed how the Gray Eagle Extended Range unmanned aircraft system could help advance sensor-to-shooter capabilities during a technology demonstration in late April at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. A joint terminal attack controller captured the sensor field of regard, video and aircraft location using an Android Team Awareness Kit and digitally transmitted ‘call for fires’ on various targets by controlling the electro-optical/infrared sensor aboard the Gray Eagle platform during the April 23 demo.

Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Signs Up for Global Radio Network Access Consortium

Booz Allen Hamilton has become one of the industry members of the O-RAN Alliance, which promotes interoperability and openness in radio access network architectures. The company said Thursday it will support the RAN industry's efforts to integrate and secure networks through membership in the global consortium.


Box to Provide HHS With Cloud Content Management Platform

The Department of Health and Human Services will use a Box Inc.-developed cloud content management technology in an effort to ensure security and privacy of sensitive information during health services delivery and to identify new ways to work in the cloud.