Tag Archives: GIS

Woolpert Gets EPA Geospatial Infrastructure Support Subcontract

CSRA has awarded Woolpert a subcontract to provide a geographic information system, remote sensing data and associated consulting services to the Environmental Protection Agency. Woolpert will perform GIS analysis, metadata generation, application development, help desk support and geospatial information collection services, the company said Thursday. CSRA’s SRA International subsidiary landed a potential …

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Leidos-Esri Team Deploys Cloud-Based System to Help NGA Generate Geographic Data

A team composed of Leidos and Esri has developed and implemented a cloud-based system for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to disseminate authoritative geographic data. Esri said Tuesday the platform uses geographic information system technology to support content delivery to the Defense Department and intelligence community. The system is based on Esri’s platform and designed to equip NGA analysts with tools and workflows that support feature …

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Boundless Secures NGA GEOINT Support Contract; Andy Dearing Comments

Boundless has received a $36 million contract to support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s GEOINT services. The company said Tuesday it will also help package, deliver, maintain and patch accredited open source geospatial software packages under the contract. “So many organizations are quickly realizing the power and flexibility of open source,” said Boundless …

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Esri to Offer DOE Lab Access to Spatial Analysis Tools via Enterprise Agreement

Esri is poised to sign an enterprise agreement with an Energy Department-funded laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to provide some federal research and development projects access to the company’s geographic information system. DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory can leverage a full set of ArcGIS-based spatial analysis tools and add licenses on an as-needed basis as part of …

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Jeff Lawrence Joins GEO Jobe in UAV Business Development Role

Jeff Lawrence, a licensed unmanned aerial vehicle pilot and former project manager at Collier Engineering, has joined GEO Jobe to oversee business development of UAV services at the Tennessee-based geographic information system services provider. He holds 30 years of experience in government and commercial project management, planning, geospatial services, data planning and GIS development and administration, GEO Jobe …

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SuperCom to Help South American Country Implement Land & Geographic Info System

SuperCom has won an 18-month, $9 million contract to provide a web-based land and geographical information system to a government customer in South America. The company said Friday it will help the client migrate and implement SuperCom’s cloud-based Land and Geographical Registration and Information Management System. Arie Trabelsi, SuperCom’s president and CEO, said the …

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Esri Designated Ambassador of NOAA, NWS Weather Preparedness Program

Esri will participate in a program that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service aim to prepare U.S. citizens and bolster infrastructure against extreme weather threats. Esri said Tuesday the Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program collaborates with various organizations in an effort to establish preparedness for scenarios during extreme weather. “Our goal is to work with WRN …

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GSA Extends GeoComm’s IT Schedule Contract; Jody Sayre Comments

GeoComm will continue to offer geographic information and communication systems to federal, state and local agencies following an extension to the company’s General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule contract. GeoComm was awarded a spot on the IT Schedule in September 2006 and the agency extended its contract with the public-safety technology vendor through Aug. 31, 2021, the …

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Esri ArcGIS Mapping Platform to Power Demining Org’s Info Mgmt System

Esri‘s ArcGIS mapping platform will power the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining’s risk reduction and information management system for explosive remnants of war. The company said Thursday it will integrate its technology into GICHD’s Information Management System for Mine Action or IMSMA Core and support the organization’s migration of existing functions to the ArcGIS platform. The …

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HHS Uses Esri’s Mapping Software in Zika Virus Mitigation Efforts

Esri‘s geographic information system software is working to support the Department of Health and Human Services in efforts to track the spread of Zika virus and disseminate public information on the disease. The company said Wednesday HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has used the GIS software to create a public interactive map …

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Esri-Leica Partnership to Award Grants for Gov’t Field Mobility Projects

Esri and Leica Geosystems have collaborated to offer $143,250 worth of grants in goods and services to 10 U.S. government entities that submit project proposals on mobile technologies for field data collection. The Smart Communities Innovation Challenge calls for projects that demonstrate the value of integrating geographic information system and GPS technologies to support field mobility workflows, Esri said …

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Esri-Led Team Wins Geographic Data Support Task Order Under Navy SeaPort-e IDIQ

A team led by Esri has received a task order from the U.S. Navy to provide geographic information system support services under the service branch’s SeaPort Enhanced contract vehicle. Esri said Monday it will work with nine small businesses to provide GIS services under the Navy’s SeaPort-e indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Those companies include …

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Pacific Disaster Center Uses Esri Platform to Track Spread of Zika Virus

Esri and the Pacific Disaster Center collaborate to monitor the spread of Zika virus across the globe with a company-built mapping tool. PDC shares the mapped information about the characteristics of the virus and the breeding grounds of Zika-carrying mosquitoes with health services and aid responders, Esri said Wednesday. “Esri GIS technology specifically allows …

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